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Synonyms for herd

to urge to move along

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Synonyms for herd

a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

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cause to herd, drive, or crowd together

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move together, like a herd

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keep, move, or drive animals

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In addition, herd animals usually move in tight groups where their bodies are likely to be very close or even touching, so there is little size difference between them to show distance or perspective.
Horses, Monty would suggest, are programmed as herd animals and programmed to respond when their herd-membership is threatened.
Muskoxen are herd animals, generally gathering in groups of about two dozen in the winter and smaller groups in the summer.
As they are herd animals they should be kept with other alpacas.
Grandin's fascinating explanations of how herd animals think (describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories) and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively.
Smugglers use local aides who are good swimmers and know their way in dark to herd animals across a river
Cows are herd animals, and that instinct is strong in newborn and young calves.
Contract notice: Managing the herd animals of the agency for nature and forests in the province of antwerp and the closing of one concession to oc-anb for a nature conservation site in beerse.
As horses are herd animals if one goes wrong, others do.
According to the advice received, due to their social nature as herd animals, elephants are happier when with other elephants, which is why the producers agreed to bring in a pair of elephants for the duration of the filming, when in fact only one was needed.
Reindeer are herd animals, which means that your photography is likely to involve composing shots that contain groups of animals.
Mammoths are herd animals and their environment no longer exists, so what are you bringing that animal back for?
Summary: A pig named Dominic has been helping firefighters in Somerset learn how to herd animals just in case they have to do it for real.
Brown said he also will ask the council to increase the number of allowed pygmy goats from two to three because "goats are sociable herd animals and do better in the company of their fellows.
Janice: Goats are herd animals, so keeping one goat alone often results in the goat dying from loneliness.