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Interesting Vocabulary: Animals #9, by Dennis Oliver

 

More Animal Names:
Animals' "Homes"

 

For many animals, there are special names for the place
where the animal lives. Following are some common
names of this type. How many of them do you know?

 animals
 

where they live

ants, termites
 

colony, hill

bats
 

colony, roost

beaver
 

lodge

 bees
 

hive

bear, fox, leopard, lion
 

den

most birds;
squirrel, mouse, rat;
hornets, wasps
 

nest

cougar / panther / puma
("mountain lion")
 

den, lair 

eagle
 

aerie

mole, gopher
 

tunnel

prairie dog
 

town, burrow

rabbit
 

burrow, warren

spider
 

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