In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Our evenings will be spent participating in discussions with local naturalists and environmental activists.
- Ornithologists and naturalists, including the renowned nineteenth-century illustrator John Gould, originally classified male and female huias as two different species.
- French agricultural naturalists, whose perspective was both continental and philosophic, treated the British inquiry with careful condescension.
- So I spent a lot of time on the water and learned a lot about marine biology from the naturalist on the whale-watching boat.
- ‘It speaks very highly of native naturalists and the value of traditional knowledge,’ he added.
- The Natural History Museum is also recruiting amateur naturalists to gather data on a range of other threatened wildlife.
- Yet it is worth recalling that modern evolutionary biology was founded when a young naturalist - a creationist at the time - was struck by three puzzling patterns in nature.
- But he has been a professional biologist for a good forty years and a naturalist since childhood.
- Virginia, as she was known, was an amateur naturalist with an active interest in marine biology.
- To help do this, the event organizers have recruited naturalists and scientists with expertise in various animal and plant groups to lead teams of volunteers through the park and identify what is there.
- No wonder, too, that conservationists and naturalists are horrified by plans to build an airport here.
- Recently I ran through the Amazonian rainforest in the company of a French naturalist.
- Local naturalists also say they have noticed an increased diversity of wildlife using the site.
- On this year's Antarctic cruises, for example, the onboard team includes scientists, naturalists and explorers, led by respected naturalist Nigel Sitwell.
- In the past, naturalists relied on structural characteristics to determine the evolutionary relationships.
- At 22,000 feet, a naturalist on the next expedition discovered Earth's highest permanent residents.
- This idea is based on the incorrect interpretations of early naturalists who attributed perceived behaviors of vampire bats in South America to that of bats in other countries.
- For naturalists, Bermuda is lush and alive with natural splendor.
- Some nineteenth-century naturalists denied that animals possessed any mental qualities besides instincts.
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