In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The park's peccaries, a type of wild boar, could be first to end up in the tiger's den.
- It cannot be swallowed whole, but some animals, such as the paca or the peccary, are able to open the seed with their teeth.
- The snout of peccaries has the same mobile cartilaginous disk and terminal nostrils as pigs.
- From what scientists can tell, their preferred diet is deer and wild pigs called peccaries.
- Finding one of these big peccaries all by itself and away from its herd was unprecedented in our experience.
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.