Animal Group Names. Reading for Specific Purposes: Practice finding . flock, A drove sheep. A flock of sheep. Snake, nest, A nest of snakes. Snipe, walk. Animal Group Names. Antelope: A herd of antelope. Ant: A colony or an Sheep: A drove or flock of sheep. Snake: A nest or knot of snakes. Snipe: A walk or. Define animal group. animal group synonyms, animal group pronunciation, herd - a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind.