In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Geography(country/fish/climate) tropicaltropical aquarium — acuario tropical masculine
- tropical cyclone — ciclón tropical
- the tropical rain forest — la selva tropical
- The African rain forest is the second largest contiguous tropical forest in the world after the Amazon.
- And if no trees are left on the valley slopes to sop up runoff from the rains and slow its flow, a tropical river will wither and die.
- The climate and soil in the region are characteristic of a tropical rainforest.
- Snakes are found in a variety of habitats ranging from tropical rainforests to hot deserts.
- Jaguars occupy a diverse habitat ranging from tropical rain forests to arid deserts.
- The forest cobra is a large, thick-bodied, black snake from the tropical and subtropical rain forests of Africa.
- Gibbons are arboreal apes who live in the tropical rain forests of southeast Asia.
- The swamps include sago palms, mangroves, and patches of tropical rain forest.
- Cola trees are large and grow best in tropical rain forests.
- These birds belong in the tropical rain forests and are spectacular in the wild.
- The tropical regions are also home to the rain forests where despite the extraordinary conditions, life is abundant.
- Cichlids are mainly found in the lowland, freshwater areas of tropical and subtropical regions.
- The highest diversity of pigeons and doves occurs in tropical rainforests.
- They are primarily forest birds and live in rainforests of tropical Asia and Africa.
- Woodcreepers live primarily in lowland tropical forests and are mainly insectivores.
- The remaining Indonesian tropical rain forests are largely in Sumatra, Kalimantan and Irian Jaya.
- Recent studies in temperate and tropical forests already report increases in these plants.
- He actually adopted a tree in the tropical rainforest and a manatee down in Florida.
- They occupy a wide diversity of habitats, ranging from tropical forest to arctic tundra.
- In uneven-aged tropical rain forest ecosystems, the same principle seems to apply.
- I've clambered up rocks in the tropical heat in the vain hope that there might be grasswren on top of the escarpment.
- One of my earliest memories is of my mother fanning herself in the tropical heat with a sandalwood fan.
- Such images, humid with tropical nostalgia, have come to represent Cuba to the world today.
- The dramatic reconstruction sees Cornwall's tropical gardens impersonating the sweltering heat of Darien.
- The slow ceiling fans made little impact against the tropical heat.
- The climate is tropical: hot and humid, but moderated by northeast tradewinds.
- The tropical heat hits you first thing in the morning, pasting your clothes to your body by noon.
- Even at that time my brow felt moist with the tropical heat.
- And he was soon out in the tropical heat helping to arrange the delivery of tons of satellite equipment.
- It is a fruit of temperate but warm climates, which will not endure either tropical heat or severe cold.
- Climatic variations range from humid to dry tropical to Mediterranean.
- Blame for the crash has been placed on hot summer weather followed by tropical downpours that left the road too slippery.
- My head rises from the shelter of my arms that has been transformed to tropical temperatures from the heat of my tears.
- My mind was empty and was cooling off as the tropical summer heat was subsiding in the shower of the moonlight.
- It has warm tropical winds in the summer and cold polar winds in the winter.
- The climate is humid and tropical with a dry season from January to May and a wet season from June to December.
- There's a summery good time tropical feel to reggae in the Pacific.
- Forecasters said the UK would take on a tropical feel, with sticky and muggy weather making conditions unpleasant.
- A once popular seafront fantasy park is to reopen to the public this summer - as tropical gardens.
- Do I need to tell you that the last thing you want as a starter to your evening meal after a day of tropical heat is eggs Benedict?
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