Amphibious sentence example
The fact that the semi-wild tribes, which are ethnologically Malayan and distinct from the aboriginal Semang and Sakai, are met with almost invariably in the neighbourhood of the coast would seem to indicate that they reached the peninsula by a sea, not by a land route, a supposition which is strengthened by their almost amphibious habits.
The finest and closest wools are possessed by the amphibious Carnivora and Rodentia, viz.
Is of the amphibious class and is found throughout North America and in Russia, China and Japan.
They range from regular human like colossi to flying colossi and even amphibious colossi.
The water -loving otter is the only amphibious member of the family and is one of the largest European mustelids.Advertisement
Frogbit, fringed water lily and amphibious bistort are all attractive floating plants.
The operation included amphibious landings and troops parachuting in behind Japanese lines.
Only a handful of companies continue to manufacture an amphibious range finder camera that utilizes 35mm film.
The principal characteristic of the mink in comparison with its congeners is its amphibious mode of life.
The single genus (Isoetes) contains about fifty, mostly aquatic, species, though a few are amphibious or terrestrial.Advertisement
The amphibious Ready Group is normally based around specialist amphibious shipping, most notably HMS OCEAN, the largest ship in the fleet.
It was the first vehicle in the world to use aluminum armor to reduce weight and is fully amphibious.
Luckily your turbo-charged car could have been built for James Bond and will become amphibious, taking to the water like a drought-stricken duck.
Griffon hovercraft Ltd's expertise is not just limited to the production of fast amphibious hovercraft.
However Antonio proved a most expert raftsman, being almost amphibious and smart as any eel.Advertisement
The Pygmy hippo spends less time in the water being largely terrestrial in comparison to the amphibious ways of its larger relative.
Its Welsh form is confined to the sea-coast parishes, and on the Norfolk coast the creature is supposed to be amphibious, coming out of the sea by night and travelling about the lonely lanes.
The conclusion arrived at on that occasion had, however, been that, whether the campaign were to take the form of a purely naval operation or whether the task were to be performed by an amphibious expeditionary force, the enterprise was bound to prove most difficult.
The last scene of all is a vast amphibious wilderness of swamp and forest, amid whose solitudes their network of channels insensibly merges into the sea.
His theory is that in the early Cretaceous epoch the animals of the world were mostly aerial, amphibious, aquatic or arboreal; the flora of the land being undeveloped as compared with its present state.Advertisement
Of the amphibious rodents, the pi-ea (Cavia aperea), mod, (C. rupestris), paca (Coelogenys paca), cutia (Dasyprocta aguti) and capybara (Hydrochoerus capybara) are noteworthy for their size and extensive range.
The rodents are numerous and include most, if not all, of the Amazonian species - the capybara (Hydrochoerus capybara), cavia (C. aperea), paca (Coelogenys paca) and cutia (Dasyprocta aguti), all amphibious and having an extensive range.
There are deer in the forests and on the open savannahs, the rabbit and squirrel are to be seen on the eastern slopes of the Andes, and partly amphibious rodents, the "capybara" (Hydrochoerus) and "guagua" (Coelogenys subniger), are very numerous along the wooded watercourses.
A very prolific rodent of the amphibious class obtained from Canada and the United States, similar in habit to the English vole, with a fairly thick and even brown underwool and rather strong top dark hair of medium density.
Gulls and amphibious birds abound in large variety; three kinds of penguin have their rookeries and breed here, migrating yearly for some months to the South American mainland.Advertisement
Of the principal families, the Acanthopterygii, which are abundant in the hotter parts of India, hardly enter the mountains, two genera only being found, of which one is the peculiar amphibious genus Ophiocephalus.