In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1insecto masculineinsect spray — repelente en espray masculine
- This insect is among the most damaging arthropod pests of pears in North America and Europe.
- Few other studies have correlated the influence of the full moon with behaviour of animals or insects.
- For Buddhists, there is no difference between insects and larger animals.
- Useful insects such as bees or natural parasites and predators of pests may be affected by pesticide residues.
- Carnivorous animals will eat live insects and some will eat mice and rats.
- The pods release a gas that kills insects and animals that may be living in cargo.
- Each tree is a city to nature inhabited by mosses, birds, insects and small animals.
- The flightless birds and insects of such islands had clearly lost a highly complex function.
- Surviving juveniles disperse to the riffles and runs of the river to live on insect larvae and small crustaceans.
- In the late afternoon there will be time for a nature walk to spot desert animals, birds and insects.
- The whole idea behind fly fishing is to mimic the different insects and aquatic animals fish feed on.
- Plants can use indirect defence mechanisms to protect themselves against herbivorous insects.
- Voices that would seem possible only from the throat of a bird in fact arise from the wings of an insect.
- It was an unusual insect, with coloured wings that faded from red to yellow.
- In winter it feeds on the larvae of flying insects, and starts breeding very early in the season.
- The Taverham visitor spent much time hunting for insects and larvae among fallen leaves in scrubby woodland.
- Being dinner for a swarm of insects is nobody's idea of a good time.
- They have sections for amphibians, insects, mammals, fish, reptiles and more.
- If everyone keeps their promise this will also make a real difference to all sorts of wildlife from insects to birds.
- Mammals, birds, insects and plants have been monitored in the strips for five years.
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