In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1león masculinea literary lion — una gran figura literaria
- the lion's share — la mejor parte
- I came in for the lion's share of the blame — yo tuve que cargar con la mayor parte de la culpa
- to beard the lion in his den — agarrar al toro por las astas
- before noun lion cub — cachorro de león
- lion hunt — caza del león
- The river has chiselled the mountain face, making it resemble a lion's paw.
- In field experiments female lions tend to choose male partners with the darkest manes.
- At Babylon there is a famous basalt statue of a man being mauled by a lion.
- She noticed an intricately carved, roaring lion's head was at the end of the banister.
- Male African lions perform this maneuver when they consort with a receptive female, herding her in the desired direction.
- The zoo had received its three Asiatic lions just two years ago as part of a European endangered species programme.
- Male lions use their manes to attract females, to scare competitors, to make them look bigger and to protect their head and neck during fights.
- There are springbok, wildebeest, red hartebeest, lion, leopard, cheetah and giraffe among others.
- Apparently they don't even have the delightful touch farm and lion enclosure anymore.
- However, they sometimes reached the pinnacle of honor by killing lions on their own.
- South Africa contributes about 30 percent of lions hunted in sub-Saharan Africa.
- A stone lion's head, which seems to float above a potted plant, drips water into the pool.
- For instance, by choosing to hunt at a different place or time, coyotes avoid wolves, cheetahs avoid lions, and leopards avoid tigers.
- Three year-old male lions grow manes that vary in color from black to blond.
- Living with elephants and giraffes, and seeing lions hunt and kill, was fantastic.
- Male lions develop thick woolly manes on the neck and shoulders, signifying maturity.
- The crowd roars like a lion in a cage.
- A troupe of lion cubs nuzzle her hand and chew playfully on her shoelaces.
- Wild African lions roam free within ten minutes drive of the center of Nairobi, Kenya.
- Female Asiatic lions live an average of 17 to 18 years, with a maximum of 21 years.
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