Pouched sentence example

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  • The various species of rapacious animals are disappearing, together with the colonies of marmots; the insectivores are also becoming scarce in consequence of the destruction of insects; while vermin, such as the suslik, or pouched marmot (Spermophilus), and the destructive insects which are a scourge to agriculture, become a real plague.
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  • The first class includes the isabelline bear, badger, pole-cat, ermine, roe and fallow deer, wild ass, Syrian squirrel, pouched marmoset, gerbill and leopard.
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  • In hares and pacas the inside of the cheeks is hairy; and in some species, pouched rats and hamsters, there are large internal cheek-pouches lined with hair, which open near the angles of the mouth and extend backwards behind the ears.
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  • In the New World pouched rats (Geomyidae) the pouches open externally on the cheeks.
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  • The American pouched rats, or pocket-gophers, constitute the third section, Geomyoidea, with the single family Geomyidae.
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  • Many of the species have medium or even long tails, while some are nearly double the size of the typical representative of the group. All, however, have large cheek-pouches, whence the name of pouched marmots, by which they are sometimes called; and they have the first fronttoe rudimentary, as in marmots.
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  • C and D, Other abnormal forms more deeply pouched, showing formation of pitcher.
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  • They are hooded and pouched like a Calceolaria flower, and about an inch across every way.
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