aurochs


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Synonyms for aurochs

European bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison

large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox

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Viewers are not quite sure who "they" are, but given Hushpuppy's internal monologue after discovering Wink's illness earlier in the film, she could be referring to "strong animals." Whether the "strong animals" referenced are the aurochs, which represent climate change, or the healthy humans who attempt to maintain power over life and death is for the viewer to decide.
Borrowing its name from the mighty Aurochs, a large wild ancestor of the Spanish fighting bull, the Urus takes on the look and feel of the raging bull as depicted famously in Lamborghini's logo.
EXPERIMENT: The Sayaguesa from Spain (right) and Chianina from Italy (left) are two of the breeds being used in a German project to recreate the aurochs.
In October 2017, a couple of Dagestan aurochs, eared and royal pheasants, a carpet python were brought from Moscow.
If Heck's return to Warsaw as an SS officer and a personal, continuing threat to Jan and Antonina feels hokey, that's because it is: during the occupation, Ackerman tells us, the real Heck (who thought he could recreate the extinct wild aurochs from the selective breeding of domestic cattle) made a single visit to the Zoo to remove desirable animals to his collection in Berlin.
The Urus, also known as Aurochs, is one of the large, wild ancestors of domestic cattle.
Food at Stonehenge exhibition include the skull of an aurochs, an extinct species of wild cattle with huge horns and a rare complete Bronze cauldron dating from 700BC, which would have formed a centrepiece of feasts.
The stencils of horses, mammoths, lions, bears, bison, aurochs. The sensitivity of perception they reveal.
Finally, Zeitlin intersperses the story with magical-realist elements such as the appearance of prehistoric aurochs and melting icecaps, thus complicating the film's relationship with realism.
The remains of game hunting at the site include the whole range of ungulates characteristic of the period: elk (Alces alces), aurochs (Bos primigenius), red deer (Cervus elaphus), roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) and wild boar (Sus scrofa).
Others point to an extinct wild ox from Eurasia, the Aurochs, or of a wild goat.
This case bears a resemblance to the "funerary feast" described by Goring-Morris and Horwitz (2007) at Kfar HaHoresh, in which the headless skeleton of a young male was found above a large deposit of wild cattle (aurochs) bones.
The limestone slab has an engraved image of an aurochs - an extinct wild cow - surrounded by rows of dots.
of people) in, on (occasionally interchangeable; otherwise usually antigrams) * There are also eight other mammals: aruis (sheep), euros/roos/uroos (kangaroos), eyras (wildcats), ursa/ursae (bear/s), urus (aurochs); two + six plants: anu/anyu, naio / aras, arusa, osier, roosa, seraya, souari; two + three birds: ani, nye / ioras, soor, sora; five moneys: aureus, euros, [dagger] oras, reis, [dagger] rosa; eight related to vision(s): iris, seer/seir/ser, eyers, eyesore, rays, resee; and five related to anger or bitterness: [dagger] ires/rise, rouse, sore, sour.
Seventeen thousand years ago, Stone Age artists painted numerous beautiful pictures on rock walls of wild, cattle-like creatures called aurochs, indicating they must have been very important to the lives of our ancestors.