differ by their smooth and outwardly or downwardly directed horns, broad bristly muzzles, heavy manes and long horse-like tails.
Terriers are small dogs of agile and light build, short muzzles, and very highly arched skulls.
They sprinted across the floor and leaped up to the elevated platforms, poking their soft muzzles into the stanchions to gobble the grain.
These are for the most part large antelopes, with long cylindrical horns, which are present in both sexes, hairy muzzles, no face-glands, long tufted tails and tall thick molars of the ox-type.
These are characterized by slight build, small ears falling at the tips, elongated limbs and tails and long narrow muzzles.
Moreover, park-cattle display evidence of their descent from dark-coloured breeds by the retention of red or black ears and brown or black muzzles.
Like goats, sheep have narrow upper molar teeth, very different from those of the oxen, and narrow hairy muzzles.
They were all safely hidden in their trenches and pits, poking the muzzles of their guns under the foot of the outer palisade.
Their muzzles were becoming too pointed; necks were short.
Displaying great variability in the length of the tail, which is reduced to a mere tubercle in the Barbary ape, alone representing the subgenus Inuus, macaques are heavily-built monkeys, with longer muzzles than their compatriots the langurs (see PRIMATES), and large naked callosities on the buttocks.
Pet quality and some breeder Himalayans usually have slightly longer muzzles, but they are still considered proper Himalayans.
Head Collars: These unique collars suffer from their unfortunate appearance: because they attach around the animal's muzzle and the back of the head, they are often mistaken for protective muzzles.
Head collars work on different principles and are more comfortable for both the animal and the owner, despite a startling resemblance to muzzles.
Exotic Pomeranians have sweet teddy bear-like faces with expressive dark almond-shaped eyes, small ears that stand erect on the head and short muzzles.
Three pair of blue eyes stared back at her from the first stall, and tiny pink cleft muzzles lifted in a cute imitation of their mother's broken cry of joy.
Their heads jerked up, water dripping from their muzzles as they looked around, their ears perked forward searching for any sound that might indicate danger.
Mastiffs are powerful, heavily built dogs, with short muzzles, frequently protruding lower jaws, skulls raised above the eyes, ears erect or pendulous, pendulous upper lips, short coats and thin tails.
These are medium-sized or large antelopes with naked muzzles, narrow sheep-like upper molars, fairly long tails, rudimentary or no face-glands, and pits in the frontal bones of the skull.
All these are large and generally more or less uniformly coloured antelopes with horns in both sexes, long and more or less hairy tails, high withers, small face-glands, naked muzzles, tall, narrow upper molars, and the absence of pits in the frontal bones.
Baboons are for the most part large terrestrial monkeys with short or medium-sized tails, and long naked dog-like muzzles, in the truncated extremity of which are pierced the nostrils.
muzzles when racing.
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