In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We had reached Mexico's Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, home to jaguarundis, ocelots, margays, pumas, and jaguars.
- In size and marking it looks very much like a leopard, although the jaguar is the much heavier animal, weighing up to 34 kg.
- The big cats you find outside Africa include tiger, jaguar, leopard, cougar and Iberian lynx.
- Both leopards and jaguars have a similar brownish yellow base fur colour, which is distinctively marked with dark rosette markings.
- In the event that it decides to develop the area, there will be serious risks to the health and long-term survival of the region which is home to jaguars, pumas, tapirs and many more endangered species.
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.