Thursday, January 19, 2017

Creatures of the Hortus (Part 1)

In the garden we might see the following creatures. Do you know what they are?

rana - frog
serpens - snake
colcea - snail
eruca - caterpillar
papilio - butterfly
coccinella - ladybug
apis - bee

                                     formica

apis

eruca

coccinella

papilio

rana


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Latin Names for Birds (Part 2)


How many Latin names for birds do you know? Tell me what these words mean:

bubo
avis
anas
anser
ulula
struthiocamelus
phasiana
anca

Here are some new words to learn:

aquila

cornix

cycnus

pavo

psittacus


Thursday, January 5, 2017

Latin Names for Birds (Part 1)


The Latin word for bird is avis.

There are many types of birds (aves). You have learned the words for some already.

anas

struthiocamelus

Here are some new words:

bubo (M) or ulula (F)

vultur

anser or anca





phasiana

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Simia Wears Many Hats

Santa's hat

Pirate's hat

Graduation cap

Simia also sits on the hats!


Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Omar Hangs Out with Simia

Chilling on the sofa.

Hanging with the family.

Kissed on both cheeks!

Monday, December 12, 2016

Marley Takes Simia Feminia Home

Marley hugging Simia



Animals of Africa


leo

rhinoceros

elephantus

tigris

equiferus

Tigris video. - I see the tiger.

Rhinoceros currit. - The rhinoceros runs.

Leo rugit. - The lion roars.