In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Deer, hares, rabbits, mice, rats, pigeons, crows and many insects have to be ‘controlled’ in order for these crops to thrive.
- The recent Burns Report into hunting concluded that hunting with dogs ‘seriously compromised the welfare’ of foxes, deer, hares and mink.
- Traditional methods of using beating and hunting dogs are also engaged to corner and hunt muntjacs, wild boars and blacknaped hares.
- Three species of hares are native to California, the snowshoe, black-tailed, and white-tailed.
- Other causes of damage in young trees can be grazing by animals such as hare and rabbits and trespass by cattle or sheep.
- Rabbits, hares, and a few other species make up the Lagomorpha.
- He said: ‘I've noticed an increase in birds and a lot more hares since the grassland has been in place.’
- The reserve is also home to mountain reedbucks, common duikers, hares, guinea fowl and butterflies.
- Wildlife, particularly rabbits and hares, act as reservoirs of disease.
- Animals such as deer, boar, hares and rabbits lived in woodland surrounding most villages.
- As any schoolchild knows, hares don't live down burrows, rabbits do; hares live above ground at all times.
- Moors and heaths would have supported populations of wild horses and cattle, hares, wild goats and smaller creatures like voles, snakes and lizards.
- The family Leporidae consists of 11 genera and around 54 species, commonly known as hares and rabbits.
- Rabbits and hares are a universal pest, particularly while vineyards are being established.
- Woodpigeons are attacking what is left of the cabbage and sprout crops and damage by rabbits and hares has been reported to apple trees in the area.
- We who hunted rabbits, hares, pigeons and pheasants as part of our wintry routine were certainly aware of the mad March hare days.
- All young broadleaf sites should be adequately fenced with rabbit wire to prevent damage from rabbits and hares.
- Most hunts say there are enough options open to them within the legislation to allow foxes, hares and deer to be legally chased by hounds, though guns may need to be used for the kill.
- In a peak year for hares, the hares edged out the voles as a source of meat for both adult owls and their owlets.
- European game animals include various deer, wild boar, hare, and rabbit.
1to hare in/out/up/down — entrar/salir/subir/bajar a la carrera / como un bólido informal
- When we left, about twoish, Vic just hared away from the front door and ran down the street.
- Time and again I drive around a tight bend to be confronted by a high-speed bike haring towards me on my side of the road, having taken the bend way too wide.
- The hillock did, indeed, provide a good vantage point as we watched the colourful parade of racing cars haring around the corner in front of us.
- Then Harry came haring out of the bathroom like some over-protective mother bear and just about bit my head off.
- The sight of vintage McAllister haring up the wing, a trail of defenders made to look like lumpen bystanders in his wake, thrilled us all.
- He hared off down Cirencester Way, going the wrong way up the road and weaving in and out of traffic.
- Mutu leaves Toure for dead, hares down the left wing and shoots from a narrow angle.
- The Saudi No23, whose name I don't know, hares past him and hooks a last-ditch cross behind the goalkeeper and across the face of goal.
- He has already been haring about this morning, giving awards to schoolchildren and meeting with constituents.
- Surely it's worth stepping off at Tours, taking in a Loire chateau or two, before haring down to the Atlantic.
- Kryszalowicz hares down the left wing and the ball is cleared by Frechaut for a throw.
- We'd been there for about a week, sat outside our teepee smoking weed, when suddenly there was this huge commotion at the stockade, and this motorbike comes haring down towards the lake.
- Edwards hares down the right and nearly latches onto a through ball from Birchall.
- I looked up towards the top of the road and saw silver Mercedes haring down.
- The burly prop forward, suddenly found himself at the tail of a line-out with the ball in his hands and he pinned back his ears and hared towards the line.
- Mpenza hares down the wing, pulls the ball back to his captain who shoots.
- Sarah Jane spent most of the day haring across the lawn with arms waving all over the place looking like a very well dressed windmill.
- Button is a fine driver, but even non-petrolheads know the crucial difference between him and thousands of kids haring around the backstreets of every major city from Sao Paulo to Sydney.
- Henry hares through the centre and is brought down outside the penalty area by Dede, who sees yellow.
- Young people should settle into communes rather than keep haring from flat to flat in a vain attempt to keep up with the labour market.
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