In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(N American)bisonte (americano) masculine
- Doubtless they hunted horses there, as well as the roaming bison, woolly rhino and hyena.
- Elks and bison, it seems, adapted better to the new landscape than mammoths and horses.
- The haste to pass the area before dusk when elephants and bison come to the waterholes added anxiety to exhaustion.
- The archaeologists last week unearthed engravings of a bison, another ibex, part of a horse and some triangular shapes.
- The bison naturally migrate to Horse Butte during the winter to find food and escape deep snows.
- The only thing I can figure is that they want the diseased bison to infect cattle and thereby harm the beef industry.
- Today the wood and plains bison in North America are the only surviving populations.
- Then, in 1997, Igor organized an effort to bring the European bison back to the forest.
- One of his subjects was a male bison sent to Paris from the United States in 1819.
- There are tigers here, but it's elephants, monkeys and bison that you're most likely to see sipping at the reserve's lakes.
- Sometimes they used the flames to drive the bison someplace for easier and safer killing by people on foot.
- Grazing has always been allowed because cattle mimic the impact bison had on the natural landscape.
- They were once hunted by sportsmen in India as ‘big game’ as was the American bison.
- From North America came squirrels and raccoons, bears and bison, eagles and an elk.
- Expect to spot bison, elk, deer, moose, coyote and many winter birds during your ski.
- Among the animals most commonly represented are the bison, the bull and the horse.
- It appears to depict a bison's head and forequarters attached to a humanlike body.
- Wild bison roamed the streets in America and Canada when once they had walked the plains.
- The cowboys left long ago, but the elk, bison, pronghorns, coyote and moose are still at large in a chilly wilderness.
- Wolves primarily hunt in packs for large prey such as moose, elk, bison, musk oxen, and reindeer.
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