Nature Diary 5: What’s in a name?

There is always discussion about names of plants and animals. Both the ‘simply interested’ nature lovers, using common names of species during conversations and descriptions, as well as scientists, the ones dealing with nature on higher levels and therefore using scientific names, are involved in those discussions. According to the scientists, a scientific name in Latin is the same everywhere in the world, and there can be no doubt as to which species is meant. It is a fact of […] Read more »