How to use In the wild in a sentence
It is a native of the Canary Islands and Madeira, where it occurs abundantly in the wild state, and is of a greyish-brown colour, slightly varied with brighter hues, although never attaining the beautiful plumage of the domestic bird.
Sure, she loved him, but not in the wild and crazy way girls did in the romance stories.
He wasn't likely to be caught unprepared in the wild country that surrounded their house.
This lovely gazelle was officially declared extinct in the wild in 1968.
Of course, in captivity animals might not act the same way they did in the wild.Advertisement
Seeing them grow in the wild was exciting.
On the other hand, the Bactrian species, which is employed throughout a large tract of central Asia in the domesticated condition, appears, according to recent researches, to exist in the wild state in some of the central Asian deserts.
Many important differences are also recorded between the skulls of the two animals, and it is especially noteworthy that the last lower molar is smaller in the wild than in the tame race.
In many cases, however, monstrosities of flowers have been shown to be due to the irritating action of minute insects or Fungi, and others are known which, although induced by causes unknown to us, and regarded as internal, would not be likely to survive in the wild condition.
In the first place, the peach as we now know it has been nowhere recognized in the wild state.Advertisement
The love-sick mood and romantic temperament of the young Irishman found congenial soil in the wild surroundings of unexplored Canadian forests, and the enthusiasm thus engendered for the "natural" life of savagery may have been already fortified by study of Rousseau's writings, for which at a later period Lord Edward expressed his admiration.
Like many other singing birds it is, in the wild state, a mocking-bird, having been heard to imitate the song of the nightingale, the crowing of a cock, and even the cackling of a hen.
In this war Artaxerxes is said to have distinguished himself personally (380 B.C.), but got into such difficulties in the wild country that he was glad when Tiribazus succeeded in concluding a peace with the Cadusian chieftains.
These white breeds are, however, partial albinos; and such semi-albinos are always the result of domestication and could not have arisen in the wild state.
Goats, in the wild state, are an exclusively old-world group, of which the more typical forms are confined to Europe and south-western and central Asia, although there are two outlying species in northern Africa.Advertisement
The adult bird in the wild state is exceedingly shy and difficult of approach, and, owing to its great fleetness and strength, is rarely if ever caught.
These do not reach exactly to the same elevation, nor are they often found growing together; but their upper limit corresponds accurately enough to the change from a temperate to a colder climate that is further proved by a change in the wild herbaceous vegetation.
The experiment has been tried of rearing rare, wild, fur-bearing animals in captivity, and although climatic conditions and food have been precisely as in their natural environment, the fur has been poor in quality and bad in colour, totally unlike that taken from animals in the wild state.
Albino varieties occasionally occur in the wild state.
This town is a modern creation of the cotton industry; at the beginning of the 19th century it was a secluded village in the wild hilly district of Rossendale Forest.Advertisement
In India it extends from the Punjab to the northwestern frontier, ascending in the Punjab Himalaya to a height of 650o feet, and is found both in the wild and cultivated state.
The rock inscriptions in the wild district of Safah near Damascus which have been collected by Halevy are also written in an Arabic dialect, but, owing chiefly to their careless execution, they are to a large extent unintelligible.
Though the Brahman, who by this time had firmly secured his supremacy over the kshatriya, or noble, in matters spiritual as well as in legislative and administrative functions, would naturally be the prime mover in this regulation of the social 4 Thus, in Berar," there is a strong non-Aryan leaven in the dregs of the agricultural class, derived from the primitive races which have gradually melted down into settled life, and thus become fused with the general community, while these same races are still distinct tribes in the wild tracts of hill and jungle."Sir Alfred C. Lyall, As.
Although the diana monkey is commonly seen in menageries, little is known of its habits in the wild state.
Not much is known of the mandrill's habits in the wild state, nor of the exact limits of its geographical distribution; the specimens brought to Europe coming from the west coast of tropical Africa, from Guinea to the Gaboon.Advertisement
A belief in the spectre-hound still lingers in the wild parts of the north country of England, and in Nidderdale, Yorkshire, nurses frighten children with its name.
The remaining territories may conveniently be divided into a small cluster of independent zamindaris, situated in the wild and hilly tracts at the northern extremity of the Sahyadri range, and certain principalities which, from their history or geographical position, are to some extent isolated from the rest of the presidency.
Reared in the wild country round Otsego Lake, N.Y., on the yet unsettled estates of his father, a judge and member of Congress, he was sent to school at Albany and at New Haven, and entered Yale College in his fourteenth year, remaining for some time the youngest student on the rolls.
The fine surrounding scenery culminates to the east in the wild mountain Errigal (2466 ft.) at the upper end of the loughs.
The prevalent colour is yellowdun, with dark brown or black mane, tail and legs; in the wild forms the muzzle is often white and the root of the tail shorthaired; while the head is relatively large and heavy.Advertisement
With a few exceptions, all the animals are in one big enclosure, living together as they would in the wild.
Tropical shrimp are produced either by industrial trawling in the wild or by intensive aquaculture.
Crossing of the species barriers in the wild is normally very rare.
The result resembles a saloon brawl in the wild west.
Dogs and cats on the other hand have well developed canines reflecting their natural food in the wild - live prey.Advertisement
The human polio vaccine has been used to protect chimpanzees in the wild.
A study of young chimpanzees living in the wild might explain the biological reason why infant girls tend to learn faster than infant boys.
Sporting clients from all over the world visit our beautiful country to stalk deer in the wild and remote corries in the Scottish glens.
Given their rapid depletion in numbers, she didn't actually think she would ever get a chance to see one in the wild.
Guinea pigs live in the wild in South America, living in rocky areas, grasslands and forest edges.Advertisement
Evidence for GM oilseed rape suggests that gene flow to wild relatives is very rare and that hybrids do not establish in the wild.
Visitors to gorilla Island can also learn about the Zoo's conservation work to protect gorillas in the wild.
Orang-utans are the only living great apes in Asia, but they could become extinct in the wild within just 20 years.
The two species hybridize and hybrids are fertile, causing genetic introgression of Ruddy Duck genes in the wild population of White-headed Ducks.
The last part, Eastern Turkey, was fairly lawless - camp in villages, not in the wild.Advertisement
But zebra Marty feels restless, longing for life in the wild.
Instead, I could nibble a nasturtium - which, this far south, can survive midwinter in the wild.
Boar born in the wild quickly become nocturnal to avoid being shot at, which frequently happens.
The showy cornfield annuals are now a relative rarity in the wild due to ' advances ' in crop weed control.
Your accommodation could include a hotel, lodge or mountain refuge, or camping in the wild African bush.Advertisement
We are now often dealing with very unusual gene combinations not seen in the wild - for herbicide resistance for instance.
No tree in the wild has sandpaper covered branches.
There followed much soul-searching on whether a one-eyed kite could survive in the wild.
There are now more Siberian tigers in the world's zoo's than in the wild.
It is one of the hardiest tree ferns and in the wild it is tolerant of fire and re-shoots readily afterward.
The king himself was obliged to hide in the wild woods while his foes hunted for him with hounds.
There are now more Siberian Tigers in the world 's zoo 's than in the wild.
A small zoo of animals found in the wild in Mauritius is also located here.
You can take these down the river to spend days in the wild.
They are pure predators, and their diet in the home must mimic what they eat in the wild in order for them to be healthy.
The best diet for cats consists of exactly what they would eat in the wild - whole prey.
It is whether the cat has been tamed by humans or raised in the wild.
You'll have the satisfaction of knowing you've saved a cat from certain disease and the early death he or she would have suffered in the wild.
Many people believe that the raw diet is the closest to what a cat would eat in the wild.
Robert Eklund is one individual dedicated to preserving and documenting cat behavior, especially that of cats in the wild.
This seems a bit absurd considering cats do eat everything raw in the wild.
When you create the meals for your pet, keep in mind how she would eat in the wild.
The formulas contain a small percentage of produce and nuts to mimic the stomach contents of the prey that your cat would eat naturally in the wild.
This may seem almost draconian to pet owners who are convinced that cats are meant to roam freely in the wild.
This is the way that cats in the wild mark territory as well as groom their claws.
A cat's response to certain stimuli may harken back to her ancestor's days in the wild.
As the name implies, raw diets replicate what a cat might eat in the wild.
In order to understand your feline's behavior within the home, it is important to note the general behavior of cats in the wild.
It doesn't take special training to spot common edible berries in the wild.
The government classifies wild goldenseal as endangered, but companies such as Gaia Herbs work hard to preserve plants in the wild and encourage their cultivation and protection whenever possible.
There are many berries in the wild that are poisonous and can cause serious damage, or even death.
What animals in the wild cook their food?
Crazy grooms cakes can be a fun way to indulge in the wild side and celebrate the groom during the wedding festivities without jeopardizing the formality of the actual wedding cake.
Although you may not think of these items as traditional dog foods, a dog living in the wild would have naturally consumed these foods when it consumed prey animals that existed on them.
Carnivores simply would not get this high ratio of carbohydrates in their native diet in the wild.
Formulated specifically to be higher in protein and without carbohydrates, it mimics a diet that an animal would normally have if they were in the wild.
Dogs on raw foods are eating a similar diet to their ancestors in the wild.
Dogs in the wild ate a diet primarily of meat with additional nutrients from scavenged vegetables and fruits.
The plants are best suited for rich bottoms in the wild garden, as though the foliage and habit are good, the flowers are short-lived in the ordinary border, and somewhat coarse in habit.
It may be used in the rougher parts of the rock garden, or in the wild garden, and is very hardy.
They are of easy culture in rich soil, and may be used as groups in the wild garden.
Distinct and graceful; is of value for the garden, growing in free loamy soil, and may be given a place in the shrubbery or in the wild garden.
Senecio Macrophyllus - a stout leafy perennial, 6 feet high when full-grown, the glossy green leaves and much-branched heads of small yellow flowers of stately effect when grown boldly on the lawn or in the wild garden.
The yellow flowers are small, appearing in autumn, when the general effect of the plant is bold and pleasing, growing apart on the lawn or in the wild garden.
This is a handsome plant for shady plots of deep moist soil in the wild garden or the margins of peat borders, but it dies away quite early in summer, so must be grouped with other things for autumn effect.
They look better in grassy places or in the wild garden than in beds or borders.
R. officinale, however, as regards foliage, is the most effective from early in the year, and should be placed near the shrubbery, on the turf, or in the wild garden.
Ribbon Grass (Phalaris) - Garden grasses useful in the wild garden or beside water, where the spreading roots can do no harm.
For covering roots, banks, mounds, pillars, etc., these are excellent, forming at last huge tangled masses of the greatest beauty and elegance in the wild garden.
If planted in numbers in bold masses, these plants produce a stately effect in the wild garden, especially in autumn, but to do well they need an open and sunny space.
Division. These plants do best in moist half-shady places in the wild garden, rarely attaining their full beauty in dry sun-scorched soils.
A fertilizer's job is to replenish depleted soils with elements needed for plant growth, since garden trees usually don't grow in conditions that mimic where they exist in the wild.
The MSA Red Baron is a great guitar for beginners who are just starting out in the wild world of the pedal steel.
Traditionally pearls were highly prized because of the challenge of finding them in the wild.
The recipes for these foods are based on the concept that the healthiest diet for a dog is one that would be similar to what he would eat in the wild.
They go to a place where vicious prehistoric dinosaurs, primitive islanders and a 25-foot tall King Kong live, in the wild jungles of the island.
Based on the popular book series, the American Folklore section for campfire tales features dozens of short stories suitable for a night in the wild.
There are approximately 2,500 giant pandas living in the wild throughout the world.
It takes many, many years for coral to grow, and it would be easy to over harvest it in the wild.
Unlike many other checkbook covers, the Crazy Horse is a unique and emotive piece that declares the appeal of an undisturbed, rustic landscape - the things every hunter looks forward to enjoying while spending time in the wild.
To that end, these backpacks do double-duty; they're perfect for commuting, but can also blend in seamlessly in the wild outdoors.
New technology holds the promise of actually capturing Sasquatch in the wild on camera.
The photo safari used to be precisely that, a chance to get close to animals and take their photos in the wild.
Bikers will know and love the distinctive styling of the Triumph Bonneville or 'Bonnie', with its throaty growl and powerful engine, or the Thunderbird made famous by Marlon Brando in the Wild One.
Each commercial is uniquely-themed, and depicts Erin saving the day in a particular situation, including at an ice hockey game, a ball game, while surfing and skiing and even in the Wild Wild West.
Grylls stayed in a California hotel during the filming of the California mountain range episode, rather than actually spending entire nights in the wild.
The dwarves run afoul of goblins, are captured by elves, meet a shapeshifter in the wild woods, and in general have a lively time in their attempts to reach the mountains of their ancestors.