In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the book, al-Jahiz discusses animal mimicry - noting that certain parasites adapt to the color of their host.
- So far, no cases of scent mimicry have been reported for food-deceptive species although it occurs in cases of sexual mimicry.
- We don't find Mount Rushmores in biology, we find phenomena such as mimicry and camouflage.
- It may involve mimicry, he said, as dolphins are unsurpassed in imitative abilities among nonhuman animals.
- Across the genus as a whole, the evolution of mimicry seems to be associated with increased rates of species diversification.
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.