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Idioms related to animals

ants in one’s pants People who have ants in their pants are very restless or excited about something. take bull by the horns To take the bull by the horns means that a person decides to act decisively in order … Continue reading

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Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O’Barry is the director of SaveJapanDolphins.org, which was created in order to put an end to the Japanese slaughter of dolphins and stop the capture and live trade of dolphins to zoos and aquariums around the world. In the film … Continue reading

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Narwhals

NARWHAL (Monodon monoceros) Very little is known about narwhals. “Narwhal” comes from the Old Norse word “nár” , meaning “corpse “. This is because of the greyish pigmentation of this beautiful animal. This social whale is known for the extremely … Continue reading

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Bioluminescence

Bioluminescence. Nice word. It refers to how a living organism produces and emits light. Its name comes from the Greek word bios, meaning “living” and the Latin word lumen “light”. Bioluminescence generally occurs in marine vertebrates and invertebrates, in microorganisms … Continue reading

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