Sousliks sentence example

sousliks
  • These lead on to the sousliks, Spermophilus (or Citellus), in which the incisors (as in the following genera) differ from those of all the squirrels in not being compressed.

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  • Sousliks feed on roots, seeds and berries, and occasionally on animal food, preying on eggs, small birds and mice.

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  • Sousliks are eaten by the inhabitants of the Russian steppes, who consider their flesh an especial delicacy.

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  • In a great degree prairie-marmots, of which there are several species in North America, ranging as far south as Mexico, are intermediate between marmots and sousliks (see SousLIK), having the cheekpouches much smaller than in the latter, and the first front-toe, which is rudimentary in marmots and sousliks, well developed.

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