In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Keeping a constant body temperature is the most serious challenge facing warm-blooded mammals in an aquatic environment.
- Mammals are warm-blooded, furry, have erect stance, give birth to live young and care for them, and replace their teeth only once.
- Insects have evolved smell receptors tailored to their individual ecological niches: fruit flies detect fruit, for example, and mosquitoes sense humans and other warm-blooded animals.
- Vampire bats are found across Latin America and feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals such as birds, horses and cattle.
- Rabies is a severe and fatal disease of the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including man.
- When the carrier insect feeds on a warm-blooded animal, the eggs hatch and the larva penetrates the skin.
- He found that the insects walked toward temperatures close to that of a warm-blooded animal, away from plates that were hotter, and were unaffected by the ones at room temperature.
- Rabies is endemic in the majority of warm-blooded mammals in Thailand, including rats and mice, cat's favourite prey.
- They are endotherms, or warm-blooded animals, generating their own body heat, and they can finely tune the thermal, water, and chemical balance of their bodies from minute to minute.
- Infrared sensing pits enable them to hunt at night, when warm-blooded mammals are easier to find.
- This study calls into question our long-standing view that warm-blooded mammals were only occasional and accidental hosts of this human fungal pathogen.
- If it fell in the known range of temperatures of a warm-blooded animal, the vinchuca might as well try for a meal.
- Whales are mammals - warm-blooded, air-breathing creatures - but they spend their entire life in the ocean.
- Experimental psychologists have demonstrated that a wide range of warm-blooded vertebrates, from parrots to bonobos, evince surprising antecedents of human linguistic capacities.
- Their eggs are large, green, and poisonous to warm-blooded vertebrates, including humans.
- Only warm-blooded animals have an insulating body covering, such as hair or feathers.
- Since it is unlikely that a large warm-blooded animal will loose this metabolic characteristic and become cold-blooded, there is a solid case that Triassic thecodonts were also ectotherms.
- Should we now imagine dinosaurs as thermally insulated warm-blooded animals that ploughed through snowdrifts and scraped the ice off the ground to find food?
- A typical meat-eating animal welfare advocate is personally responsible for the slaughter of twenty-two warm-blooded animals per year, 1,500 in an average lifetime.
- How does being warm-blooded help mammals (including humans) to survive in both very cold and very hot places?
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