In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Now, the hawk looked to me to be a male and a full grown cottontail is a little much for a Cooper's to take on, but it's not out of the realm of possibility.
- A white cottontail rabbit sat on a worn mat on the floor of the cell with her back to the door.
- Damage to rosette leaves appeared to be by cottontail rabbits, based on droppings associated with the damaged plants.
- Males pursue larger animals, such as eastern cottontail rabbits.
- Canyons and creeks ran to the river down gullies 200 feet deep and were full of quail, and cottontails and coyotes and jack rabbits.
- At one point, he lured a red fox close to his shutter by imitating the high-pitched squeal of a cottontail rabbit in distress.
- The engraved receiver features a pair of golden squirrels on one side, and a trio of cottontail rabbits on the other.
- They mostly eat rodents, eastern cottontail rabbits, insects, and fruit.
- But the eastern cottontails - a more southern species that hunters introduced to New England in the 1930s - would travel about 22 yards beyond cover to get the food.
- Before I had a chance to observe further to see if the cottontail would happily eat more, the resident Cooper's hawk flew by and sent everyone for cover.
- Deer, cottontail rabbits, voles (field mice) and pocket gophers are some of the most common species that damage trees in Nebraska.
- One of these is a cottontail rabbit that is found only in the Davis Mountains of Texas in the area between Guadalupe and Big Bend national parks.
- Unlike cottontails and jackrabbits, pygmy rabbits dig burrows, the only American rabbit that does so.
- By nature, the two are incompatible, for even a cottontail rabbit will fight to protect her young.
- The lean cottontail joined him in front of the door.
- It nosed along the old logging road, stopping to drink in the scent of the squirrels and cottontails and swamp rabbits that had passed earlier in the morning.
- A buttery shaft of sun slants through a stand of leafy chestnut trees, dappling a family of cottontails which has crept onto the 12th fairway to lick dewdrops from the English rye.
- First, I start with a sketch I like, of a cottontail resting out on our lawn.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.