In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The use of torpor by the Mohave ground squirrel contrasts sharply with the behavior of the antelope ground squirrel in the same desert environment.
- There are three basic body forms in squirrels: tree squirrels, ground squirrels and flying squirrels.
- Dimples and scratches in the sand also reveal the presence of numerous small mammals, including kangaroo rats, ground squirrels, pocket mice, and wood rats.
- Some ermine appropriate the burrows of mice or ground squirrels and adapt them for their own use.
- Chipmunks, ground squirrels, and bears, which, like the marmots, pass the winter in burrows or dens at high altitudes, may also suffer from the change in synchronicity between snow and temperature cues in spring.
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.