All roosters, hens, cockerels, pullets and capons are chickens. They are subcategories of age and gender, but all the same species.
The opposite of ‘on time’ is late, and the opposite of ‘in time’ is ‘too late’.
Fake news (also known as junk news, pseudo-news, alternative facts or hoax news) is a form of news consisting of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional news media (print and broadcast) or online social media. Rubbish! Nonsense! Come off it! Don’t be silly! That’s not true! Frankly, I doubt that! That’s a barefaced lie! Let’s not get carried away! What a load...
Hedgehogs are easily recognized by their spines, which are hollow hairs made stiff with keratin. Their spines are not poisonous or barbed and, unlike the quills of a porcupine, do not easily detach from their bodies. However, the immature animal’s spines normally fall out as they are replaced with adult spines. This is called “quilling”. Spines...
The overall body plan of ducks is elongated and broad, and the ducks are also relatively long-necked, albeit not as long-necked as the geese and swans. The body shape of diving ducks varies somewhat from this in being more rounded. The bill is usually broad and contains serrated pecten (biology), which are...
Almost all spiders are predators, and most eat insects. They catch their prey in several ways. Some build a spider web, and some use a thread of silk that they throw at the insect.
A full breakfast is a substantial cooked breakfast meal often served in the UK and Ireland that typically includes bacon, sausages, eggs, black pudding, baked beans, tomatoes and mushrooms and a beverage such as coffee or tea.
Chess is a two-player strategyboard game played on a checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid. The game is played by millions of people worldwide.
Flies are adapted for aerial movement and typically have short and streamlined bodies. The first tagma of the fly, the head, bears the eyes, the antennae, and the mouthparts.
Male rabbits are called bucks; females are called does. The term for a young rabbit is bunny, though this term is often applied to rabbits generally.