- Names of Animals and Insects Formed by Folk Etymology
"This post lists words derived from words in other languages as a result of folk etymology, a process by which speakers adopt the foreign terms after revising them by using existing elements from their native language."
- 10 Fleshy Words
"Latin words meaning flesh and fleshly (carnis, carnalis), have given English several words,
some of which refer to human flesh and some to the flesh of animals."
- Animal Collective Nouns
"A pride of lions, a murder of crows, a crash of rhinos, and every other collective noun for animals.
This is a listing of every animal congregation I could find after scouring the web."
- Big five game
"In Africa, the big five game animals are lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros.
The term big five game (sometimes capitalized or quoted as "Big Five") was coined by big-game hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot. Subsequently the term was adopted by safari tour operators for marketing purposes....
Countries where all the members of the big five can be found include Namibia, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Democratic Republic of the Congo."
= "The illegal shooting, trapping, or taking of game or fish from private or public property."
- Gareth Rees explains the use of pronouns 'he' and 'she' with animals : mp3 + transcript
- FARM ANIMALS :
- ADJECTIVES :
- Animal Adjectives
"Most writers are familiar with the animal adjectives canine and feline used to refer to dogs and cats, but they may not be aware of numerous others they could use in writing about both animals and people..."
- PICTURE DICTIONARIES :
- Animals (languageguide.org) :
Farm Animals - Pets - Insects - Birds - Mammals - Reptiles & Amphibians
- African Animals
- Sea Animals
(Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son)
- Picture Dictionary : Animals (pdictionary.com)
picture dictionary - Zoo
"Move your mouse around the screen to learn new vocabulary.
Click on "test" when you are ready to check your knowledge."
- Pets - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur
les images. - avec son (languageguide.org)
- ALPHABET :
- Pets - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les
images. - avec son (languageguide.org)
- NAMES of MALES, FEMALES, BABIES and GROUPS
of ANIMALS :
NAMES : Male - Female - Baby - Group of
Animals - Family (windlegends.org)
ET FÉMININ DES NOMS D'ANIMAUX
+ LES ANIMAUX D'ÉLEVAGE ET LES VIANDES
PAGES 4 & 5
- HABITATS :
and biomes - (allaboutspace.com)
"Learn about the major places on Earth that animals and plants
Gustave Doré - The Chilhood of Pantagruel