wishwillies

Spanish translation: Suggestions

20:13 May 11, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: wishwillies
"My brother was the first to suggest to me, a couple of weeks ago, that wishwillies were a rare kind of iguana."
Obviously, the text tells what are they talking about, but I can't find the translation for wishwillies, and cannot use in the text anything but a name.
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Spanish translation:Suggestions
Explanation:
Checked high and low on the 'Net and the only places I found that have these reptiles is Honduras and Belize, but the sites were in English. They are yellow and black. You might want to check with their local folks to see what they call those.

(I tried all kinds of zoological glossaries and different things on WWW, but came up empty-handed.)
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Betina Frisone
United States
Local time: 15:11
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Tu referencia acerca de Honduras al menos me sirvió de ayuda. Gracias.
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naSuggestions
Betina Frisone
na<see below>
Ana Maria Wangeman


  

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4 hrs
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Explanation:
¿Existen iguanas con ese nombre? ¿podria tratarse de un nombre inventado? En ese caso yo pondria algo relacionado con *escalofrios* (willies) y *ganas* *deseo* (wish).

Ana Maria Wangeman
Local time: 00:11
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Suggestions


Explanation:
Checked high and low on the 'Net and the only places I found that have these reptiles is Honduras and Belize, but the sites were in English. They are yellow and black. You might want to check with their local folks to see what they call those.

(I tried all kinds of zoological glossaries and different things on WWW, but came up empty-handed.)


Betina Frisone
United States
Local time: 15:11
PRO pts in pair: 87
Grading comment
Tu referencia acerca de Honduras al menos me sirvió de ayuda. Gracias.
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