Unusual terms for familiar animals.
earth pig: aardvark
roplaw: young fox
zubr: European bison, wisent
Giraffe, formerly often referred to as camelopard, from Latin camelopardalis. The ancient Romans thought it combined features of both camel and leopard. Its more usual name comes from Arabic zarafa.
Thursday, 26 July 2018
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