In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(young animal)cachorro masculine
- Beginning in 1996, a dozen bear cubs orphaned by hunters were released in the reserve.
- At the moment the Zoo has six eight-month-old lion cubs in a large enclosure, all looking very alert and handsome at 9 o'clock at night.
- Over the years, some 400 pets have called the White House home, ranging from bear cubs, snakes, and a hyena, to cats and cows.
- The Daily Dispatch switchboard was almost jammed yesterday as readers called to suggest their names for three lion cubs at the East London Zoo.
- However, if the adult lion does not pay full attention, the wild dog might eat the lion cubs behind his back without mercy.
- A 500-millimeter lens enabled him to photograph a mother polar bear and her two cubs from a reasonably safe distance.
- When a male lion kills cubs, it does it for a valid a reason - the survival of the pride.
- Over the summer, which is December to February in the southern hemisphere, the fox cubs become independent and establish their own territories.
- The young bear's cub sat near its mother nuzzling her.
- When very young, the cubs cry when afraid and hum when contented.
- Move ahead and one can see lion and tiger cubs playing together.
- Since cheetahs have small jaws and a light build, a mother cannot defend her cubs or kills against lions and hyenas.
- In a project begun a little over a year ago, he sterilizes pride males that have sired around 20 cubs.
- Predators such as cougars, wolves, and adult male bears, even a cub's own father, are threats, especially to cubs that are separated from their mothers.
- Another of the most popular attractions at the park is a petting zoo which lets the public get close to a pair of lion cubs and a four-week-old giraffe calf.
- How does a female tiger protect her young cubs amid the sometimes violent attentions of three male suitors?
- The camera passed with flying colors, enduring feeding frenzies and the nibbles of lion cubs.
- Lion cubs, if left alone, can be vulnerable to other large predators.
- The cameras also follow the antics of spectacled bear cubs the only bears to inhabit South America.
- Young tiger and lion cubs are passed amongst large groups of people so they can have a ‘cute’ photo taken with a fluffy animal.
2British dated(young person)jovenzuelo masculinejovenzuela feminine
- It is veteran versus tyro, wily old fox against bristling young cub, a man who has done it all against a boy who threatens to do it all.
- The young cubs have started a project called CalTV.
- Five cubs - most of the small village's complement of kids - were standing half-hidden beside the tent, staring at me.
- It was nice spending time with Bill, Shannon, and their four cubs.
- There were three of us at infant school, cubs who were always playing together - Mark, Chris and me.
3Cub (Scout) — lobato masculine
- he's in the Cub Scouts or (British also) Cubs — pertenece a los lobatos
- before noun Cub master — jefe de lobatos
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