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  • The striped hyena is scattered over the country sparsely.

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  • Dorothy was too dazed to say much, but she watched one of Jim's big ears turn to violet and the other to rose, and wondered that his tail should be yellow and his body striped with blue and orange like the stripes of a zebra.

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  • i on Plate II.) Note - Of the two types of colouration found in modern domestic cats, the striped type obviously corresponds to the original wild cat as seen in various parts of North Europe to-day.

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  • Its striated plumage also favours this view, as an evidence of permanent immaturity or generalization of form, since striped feathers are so often the earliest clothing of many of these birds, which only get rid of them at their first moult.

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  • In the ordinary striped muscles of the skeletal musculature, e.g.

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  • The boys wore long hair and striped sweaters and yelled their college yell every other step they took, to the great satisfaction of the populace, which was glad to have this evidence that their lungs were in good condition.

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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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  • If he thought to frighten the striped beast by such language he was mistaken.

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  • But in the skeletal, voluntary or striped muscles a second stimulus succeeding a previous so quickly as to fall even during the continuance of the contraction excited by a first, elicits a second contraction.

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  • Seen in front, its white face, striped with black, and broad black gorget attract attention as it sits, often motionless, on the rocks; while in flight the white of the lower part of the back and white band across the wings are no less conspicuous even at a distance.

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  • Apart from the above-mentioned division of the striped members of both groups into two types according to the pattern of their markings, the domesticated cats of western Europe are divided into a short-haired and a long-haired group. Of these, the former is the one which bears the closest relationship to the wild cats of Africa and of Europe, the latter being an importation from the East.

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  • The numerous cultivated varieties are distinguished mainly by the colour of the internodes, whether yellow, red or purple, or striped, and by the height.

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  • The striped hyaena (Hyaena striata) is common, being found wherever the wolf is absent.

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  • On the other hand, neither sex of the latter at any age puts off its striped garb - the mark, it may be pretty safely asserted, of an inferior stage of development.

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  • From that day the eldest princess quite changed toward Pierre and began knitting a striped scarf for him.

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  • Shad and striped bass are both very abundant and cheap. Black bass, flounders, terrapin, sea-turtles, perch, turbot, sole and catfish are also common.

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  • Shad and striped bass are both very abundant and cheap. Black bass, flounders, terrapin, sea-turtles, perch, turbot, sole and catfish are also common.

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  • The striped (as distinct from the blotched) short-haired tabby is probably the one most nearly allied to the wild ancestors, the stripes being, however, to a great extent due to the European wild cat.

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  • They vary similarly in shape and size of ears, colour of the grain, which may be white, yellow, purple, striped, &c., and also in physical characters and chemical composition.

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  • They vary similarly in shape and size of ears, colour of the grain, which may be white, yellow, purple, striped, &c., and also in physical characters and chemical composition.

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  • And we must conceive that each kind of pattern - the self, the spotted, the striped, the hooded and all others - has its own special determinant.

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  • Reichardi, a minute stemless plant, has small heart-shaped leaves in rosette-like tufts, and white flowers striped with pink, produced successively.

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  • On the other hand, the thick layer of fallen leaves on the ground, and the bulk of the stems of the forest trees are bluish brown and russet, thus closely resembling the decaying leaves in an European forest after heavy rain; while the whole effect is precisely similar to that produced by the russet head and body and the striped thighs and limbs of the okapi.

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  • Striped cloths and pekmez, a sweet paste made from grapes, are the principal manufactures; and tobacco and cereals the principal cultures.

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  • Striped muscles possessing an autochthonous tonus appear to be the various sphincter muscles.

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  • The alkaloid curarin causes motor paralysis by attacking in a selective way this junction of motor nerve cell and striped muscular fibre.

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  • Cats of the striped type are no doubt descended from the European and North African wild cats; but the origin of cats exhibiting the blotched pattern appears to be unknown.

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  • The stuccoed walls were striped horizontally and vertically with red on a blue field, on which appear fishes swimming.

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  • SPINY SQUIRREL, a book-name for a group of African ground squirrels, characterized by the spiny nature of the fur of the more typical forms. They form the genus Xerus, which is split up into a number of subgenera; Xerus rutilus of Abyssinia and East Africa belonging to the typical group, while the striped North African X.

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  • It follows from these propositions that the expression of emotion is, for the most part, not under control of the will, and that those striped muscles are the most expressive which are the least voluntary.

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  • There is a little bird, the size of a starling, with brown back striped with black, and white breast, which the Indians call yncahualpa; it utters a monotonous sound at each hour of the night.

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  • There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.

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  • Beyond stating that in colour it conforms very closely to the striped phase of domesticated tabby, it will be unnecessary to describe the species.

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  • - Skins Of The Striped Domestic Cat, Giving The "Ticked" Breed And A Partially Albino Specimen.

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  • the black or double-horned rhinoceros, common in central Ogaden; leopards, abundant in many districts, and daring - they have given their name to the Webi Shebeli (" River of the Leopards "); panthers; spotted and striped hyenas (the latter rare); foxes, jackals, badgers and wild dogs; giraffes and a great variety of antelopes.

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  • rothomagensis, a native of western Europe, with flowers bright blue striped with black, and sometimes called the Rouen violet; and V.

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  • rothomagensis, a native of western Europe, with flowers bright blue striped with black, and sometimes called the Rouen violet; and V.

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  • australis, both being of a dark reddishbrown, longitudinally striped with light yellowish-brown, while A.

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  • 1), contains some 6 or 7 species, having the beak, which is mostly transversely striped, and tail shorter than in Pteroglossus.

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  • The main architectural features of Genoa are its medieval churches, with striped facades of black and white marble, and its magnificent 16th-century palaces.

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  • ii., thus describes the attitude of the male birds at one of those "sacaleli," or dancing parties, as the natives call them; "their wings," he says, "are raised vertically over the back, the head is bent down and stretched out, and the long plumes are raised up and expanded till they form two magnificent golden fans striped with deep red at the base, and fading off into the pale brown tint of the finely-divided and softly-waving points; the whole bird is then overshadowed by them, the crouching body, yellow head, and emerald green throat, forming but the foundation and setting to the golden glory which waves above."

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  • Beyond stating that in colour it conforms very closely to the striped phase of domesticated tabby, it will be unnecessary to describe the species.

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  • These crocuses of the flower garden are mostly horticultural varieties of C. vernus, C. versicolor and C. aureus (Dutch crocus), the two former yielding the white, purple and striped, and the latter the yellow varieties.

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  • Striped: Albion, La Majestueuse, Sir Walter Scott, Cloth of Silver, Mme Mina.

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  • Striped: C. versicolor, reticulatus.

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  • The stems are solid and marked with numerous shining, polished, yellow, purple or striped joints, 3 in.

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  • There are a few named varieties, but the most generally grown are the single and double yellow, and the single and double red,the single red having also two variegated varieties, with the leaves striped respectively with white and yellow.

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  • If we take for instance the skins of animals that are striped or spotted, we have the best possible illustration of natures methods in this direction.

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  • The leaves are generally lance-shaped with a sharp apex and a spiny margin; but vary in colour from grey to bright green, and are sometimes striped or mottled.

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  • Every one who has visited India is familiar with the pretty little striped palm-squirrel, which is to a considerable extent a partially domesticated animal, or, rather, an animal which has taken to quarter itself in the immediate neighbourhood of human habitations.

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  • The fish are mainly the coarser species, such as carp, buffalo-fish and white perch; of better food fish, the principal varieties are bass (black, striped and rock), crappie, pike, "jack salmon" or walleyed pike, and sun fish.

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  • Striped: C. versicolor, reticulatus.

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  • There are a few named varieties, but the most generally grown are the single and double yellow, and the single and double red,the single red having also two variegated varieties, with the leaves striped respectively with white and yellow.

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  • There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.

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  • The Reptilia include II species of the crocodile, alligator and lizard, including the savage jacare of the Amazon, several species of turtle, 4 species of batrachians, and 29 species of serpents, including the striped rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus), Lachesis mutus, and a rather rare species of Cophias.

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  • The waters of the Chesapeake Bay are especially rich in oysters and crabs, and there, also, shad, alewives, " striped " (commonly called " rock ") bass, menhaden, white perch and weak-fish (" sea-trout ") occur in large numbers.

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  • All the typical swine are further characterized by the fact that the young are longitudinally striped with bands of dark brown and some paler tint; this striped coat disappearing in the course of a few months.

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  • It is stated by Darwin that the pigs which have run wild in Jamaica and New Granada have resumed this aboriginal character, and produce longitudinally striped young; these being the descendants of domestic animals introduced from Europe since the Spanish conquest, as before that time there were no true pigs in the New World.

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  • In the anterior part of the gland are seen bundles of striped muscle fibres, which are of interest when the comparative ana Ampulla of vas deferens tomy of the gland Cut end of great sacrois studied: they are 1 sciatic ligament Common ejaculatory duct Levator ani than in old prostates.

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  • - Transverse Section of a young Prostate, showing wavy striped muscle in front, urethra in the middle, and the two ejaculatory ducts behind.

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  • In contrast to these small striped species are the giant squirrels of the same region, such as Ratufa indica and R.

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  • The waters of the Chesapeake Bay are especially rich in oysters and crabs, and there, also, shad, alewives, " striped " (commonly called " rock ") bass, menhaden, white perch and weak-fish (" sea-trout ") occur in large numbers.

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  • In contrast to these small striped species are the giant squirrels of the same region, such as Ratufa indica and R.

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  • This late flowering group is supposed to be derived from the curious green and yellow striped T.

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  • Dasymys is an allied African genus; while Arvicanthis includes the African striped mice.

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  • Dasymys is an allied African genus; while Arvicanthis includes the African striped mice.

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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.

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  • A form of flint corn, with variegated leaves, is grown for ornament under the name Zea japonica or Japanese striped corn.

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  • On the coast, the striped bass, sea-bass, drum, sheepshead, weakfish, bluefish and Spanish mackerel are important as food fishes.

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  • Next in importance were the catches of menhaden, shad, clams, squeteague and alewives; while minor catches were made of crabs, croaker, bluefish, butterfish, catfish, perch and spotted and striped bass.

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  • The species and the numerous hybrids which have been obtained artificially, show a great variety in size and colour of the flower, including the richest deep crimson and blood-red, white, or with striped, mottled or blended colours.

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  • The tigers which inhabit hotter regions, as Bengal and the south Asiatic islands, have shorter and smoother hair, and are more richly coloured and distinctly striped than those of northern China and Siberia, in which the fur is longer, softer and lighter-coloured.

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  • ZEBRA, the name used for all the striped members of the horse-tribe, although properly applicable only to the true or mountain zebra.

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  • burchelli granti the legs are striped to the hoofs.

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  • The glacial clay consists generally of alternate darker and lighter coloured layers, which give it a striped appearance, for which reason it has often been called hvarfvig lera (striped clay).

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  • Kilmarnock rose into importance in the 17th century by its production of striped woollen "Kilmarnock cowls" and broad blue bonnets, and afterwards acquired a great name for its Brussels, Turkey and Scottish carpets.

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  • The beautiful varieties of porphyry - green, red, striped - which are obtained, often in big monoliths, near Kolyvan, are cut at the imperial stone-cutting factory into vases and other ornaments, familiar in the art galleries and palaces of Europe.

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  • Damietta gives its name to dimity, a kind of striped cloth, for which the place was at one time famous.

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  • r The striped hyena (Hyaena striata) is the most widely distributed species, being found throughout India, Persia, Asia Minor, and North and East Africa, the East African form constituting a distinct, race, H.

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  • The species resembles a wolf in size, and is greyish-brown in colour, marked with indistinct longitudinal stripes of a darker hue, while the legs are transversely striped.

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  • - The Striped Hyena (Hyaena striata).

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  • In size it resembles the striped hyena, but differs in appearance, owing to the fringe of long hair covering the neck and fore part of the back.

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  • Fossil hyenas occur in the Lower Pliocene of Greece, China, India, &c.; while remains indistinguishable from those of the striped species have been found in the Upper Pliocene of England and Italy.

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  • Phalaris arundinacea, is a reed-grass found on the banks of British rivers and lakes; a variety with striped leaves known as ribbon-grass is grown for ornament.

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  • In the absence of control experiments there is therefore no reason for assuming Lord Morton's chestnut mare would have produced less striped offspring had she been mated with the black Arabian before giving birth to a quagga hybrid.

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  • The quagga having become extinct, a number of mares were put to a richly striped Burchell zebra, and subsequently bred with Arab, thoroughbred and cross-bred sires.

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  • Unlike Lord Morton's quagga hybrids, all the zebra hybrids were richly, and sometimes very distinctly, striped, some of them having far more stripes than their zebra parent.

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  • the foals by pure-bred sires out of mares which had never been mated with a zebra, two were striped at birth and one acquired stripes later - they were revealed as the foal's coat was shed.

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  • One of the permanently striped colts, a bay, was out of a black Shetland mare by a black Shetland sire, one was by a dun Norwegian pony out of a roan-coloured Arab mare, while the third was by a Norwegian pony out of a half-bred bay Arab mare.

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  • By way of testing this assumption, a bay filly, the half-sister of a richly striped hybrid, was put to a cross-bred Highland pony, and a Highland mare, while nursing her hybrid foal, was put to a colt the half-brother of a hybrid.

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  • In Mahomet's time the outer walls were covered by a veil (or kiswa) of striped Yemen cloth.

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  • (h) The muscles in all parts of the body consist of striped muscular fibre, never of unstriped muscular tissue.

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  • One of the most striking American species is the striped gopher, S.

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  • The whole surface of the wicker-work was plastered on the outside and made brilliantly white with lime, or occasionally striped in various colours, leaving the white poles exposed to view.

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  • Other fish taken include the sheepshead, drum, grouper, striped bass and croaker.

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  • Among the striped species, or zebras and quaggas of Africa, the large Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) of Somaliland and Abyssinia stands apart from the rest by the number and narrowness of its stripes, which have an altogether peculiar arrangement on the hind-quarters, the small size of the callosities on the fore-legs, the mane extending on to the withers and enormous rounded ears, thickly haired internally.

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  • A number of forms are known in cultivation; such are albidus, with white flowers, aureus, with leaves striped with yellow, and variegatus, with leaves almost entirely white with a few green bands.

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  • The lavender striped knit top exposed soft shoulders and the beginning swell of generous breasts as modestly as it did her smooth flat midriff.

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  • Look out for their black and white striped abdomen and orange patches on the wing.

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  • auxiliarylass="ex">Nursing Auxiliaries / Health Care Assistants: - Green / white striped uniform.

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  • A striped awning is mounted at the entrance where flowering plants help to improve the austere academic severity of the school entrance.

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  • Whatever you decide to wear, go for darker, co-ordinated colors and avoid anything too baggy, striped or patterned.

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  • H.R. 934 would prohibit the commercial harvest of Atlantic striped bass; no action has been taken on this bill.

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  • Black Shirtd choice) - Red and black striped shirt, black shorts with red piping, black socks with red stripe.

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  • It's now part of Pattison's College, whose pupils wear distinctive green and yellow striped blazers.

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  • Yes, navy blue gym slips, beige cream blouses and blue and green striped tie collars.

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  • It has an empireline fitted bodice with double straps, bust darts and contrasting chevron striped design.

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  • detected automatically by their striped appearance due to the interlaced scanning.

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  • The western Mediterranean population of the striped dolphin is included on Appendix II of the Bonn Convention.

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  • He has striped around his eyes like badly applied eyeliner.

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  • Its abdomen was also more distinctly " zebra " striped in black and white and not furry like the usual Carders.

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  • Pale chanting goshawk, Lesser striped swallow, Red-collared widow, Black-eyed or Common bulbul ).

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  • From May 1979 the Pros had the more usual striped headstocks.

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  • The striped hyaena is the most widespread ranging from North Africa through the Middle East to India.

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  • The striped hyena is sometimes killed by farmers for raiding their fruit crops.

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  • Three dosage levels were used on black backed and side striped jackals.

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  • Three dosage levels were used on black backed and side striped jackals.

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  • Uniform: Dark blue surge trousers, black and scarlet striped jerseys and socks.

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  • Uniform: Dark blue surge trousers, black and scarlet striped jerseys and socks.

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  • REPTILES Balkan Green Lizard Large green adults and small brown striped juveniles seen almost daily.

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  • striped kingfisher -- 2 at Faraba Banta, with a single at Yundum.

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  • Fashioned in sheer striped tulle, the neckline and hem are trimmed in rich embroidered lace with ribbon details.

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  • The green and white striped larvae loop their backs as they move about and the insect is some-times known as the pine looper moth.

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  • morphogen gradient is translated into 14 stripes through intermediate striped steps.

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  • As she recounts this story, Relebohile pauses to wipe tears away with the red and white striped necktie of her school uniform.

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  • The line also included nightwear, from traditional striped pjamas for boys to embroidered kaftan shirts for girls and fine needlecord dressing gowns.

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  • The Pyramid DPA tasted like cream-coloured flannel pajamas with the feet in -- and with the added benefit of a fuzzy striped tail.

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  • He dozed off earlier, but woke up with a start when a man in bright striped pants sat down next to him.

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  • Territory sharing by the Caribbean striped parrotfish The hunting success of wild dogs Issue 3.

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  • He is wearing a striped pullover that matches the head of a zebra he is stroking.

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  • pyjamasho is the boy across the fence, wearing the striped pjamas?

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  • racoonbe was a remarkable cat - very slim, brown and white striped with a raccoon tail.

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  • Halcyon chelicuti chelicuti - Striped Kingfisher seen about twice a week in closed savanna in Comoé NP 83.

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  • The tube is white striped green with white sepals tipped green.

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  • Their working clothes were in dark colors such as navy serge with striped aprons.

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  • We were given a blue and white striped shirt and a pair of gray shorts and socks.

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  • Three brown striped lion fish swam lazily past, and we saw two stonefish together.

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  • striped pjamas & herringbone shirt are a small selection from the Austin Reed range which also includes italian stripe shirts & cufflinks.

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  • striped parrotfish The hunting success of wild dogs Issue 3.

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  • striped hyena is sometimes killed by farmers for raiding their fruit crops.

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  • striped dolphin was found to be barrel rolling around in the surf.

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  • striped pjamas hanging from their bones.

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  • striped shirt is what the fans want.

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  • striped sweaters completed the look.

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  • The diagonally striped sleeves are decorated with matching bands and her cuffs are hemmed with needlepoint lace.

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  • Hats, scarves and backpacks that matched the striped sweaters completed the look.

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  • thong sandals further enlivened the range, with striped linings in zesty and primary colors.

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  • He was wearing a navy blue tracksuit with red or orange striped sleeves.

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  • In sheer striped tulle with sumptuous lace embroidery around the neckline, it has a central ribbon detail and dainty shoulder straps.

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  • Suppose someone imagined a blue and white striped unicorn.

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  • We have to stand apart from the crowd, just like the red striped zebra.

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  • Cats of the striped type are no doubt descended from the European and North African wild cats; but the origin of cats exhibiting the blotched pattern appears to be unknown.

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  • - Skins Of The Striped Domestic Cat, Giving The "Ticked" Breed And A Partially Albino Specimen.

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  • i on Plate II.) Note - Of the two types of colouration found in modern domestic cats, the striped type obviously corresponds to the original wild cat as seen in various parts of North Europe to-day.

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  • Apart from the above-mentioned division of the striped members of both groups into two types according to the pattern of their markings, the domesticated cats of western Europe are divided into a short-haired and a long-haired group. Of these, the former is the one which bears the closest relationship to the wild cats of Africa and of Europe, the latter being an importation from the East.

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  • The striped (as distinct from the blotched) short-haired tabby is probably the one most nearly allied to the wild ancestors, the stripes being, however, to a great extent due to the European wild cat.

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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.

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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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  • Its striated plumage also favours this view, as an evidence of permanent immaturity or generalization of form, since striped feathers are so often the earliest clothing of many of these birds, which only get rid of them at their first moult.

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  • On the other hand, neither sex of the latter at any age puts off its striped garb - the mark, it may be pretty safely asserted, of an inferior stage of development.

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  • Amongst other interesting mammals are four species of the long-haired Colobus monkeys (black, black and white, greenishgrey and reddish-brown); the Potto lemur, fruit bats of large size with monstrous heads (Hypsignathus monstrosus); the brushtailed African porcupine; several very brightly coloured squirrels; the scaly-tailed flying Anomalurus; the common porcupine; the leopard, serval, golden cat (Felix celidogaster) in two varieties, the copper-coloured and the grey, possibly the same animal at different ages; the striped and spotted hyenas (beyond the forest region); two large otters; the tree hyrax, elephant and manati; the red bush pig (Potamochoerus porcus); the West African chevrotain (Dorcatherium); the Senegalese buffalo; Bongo antelope (Boocercus); large yellow-backed duiker (Cephalophus sylvicultrix), black duiker, West African hartebeest (beyond the forest), pygmy antelope (Neotragus); and three species of Manis or pangolin (M.

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  • Seen in front, its white face, striped with black, and broad black gorget attract attention as it sits, often motionless, on the rocks; while in flight the white of the lower part of the back and white band across the wings are no less conspicuous even at a distance.

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  • the black or double-horned rhinoceros, common in central Ogaden; leopards, abundant in many districts, and daring - they have given their name to the Webi Shebeli (" River of the Leopards "); panthers; spotted and striped hyenas (the latter rare); foxes, jackals, badgers and wild dogs; giraffes and a great variety of antelopes.

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  • These crocuses of the flower garden are mostly horticultural varieties of C. vernus, C. versicolor and C. aureus (Dutch crocus), the two former yielding the white, purple and striped, and the latter the yellow varieties.

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  • Striped: Albion, La Majestueuse, Sir Walter Scott, Cloth of Silver, Mme Mina.

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  • The Reptilia include II species of the crocodile, alligator and lizard, including the savage jacare of the Amazon, several species of turtle, 4 species of batrachians, and 29 species of serpents, including the striped rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus), Lachesis mutus, and a rather rare species of Cophias.

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  • It is of a rich brown colour, with back and sides spotted and striped with white; and it is evidently the survivor of an ancient form, as remains of a species only differing in size (D.

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  • The stems are solid and marked with numerous shining, polished, yellow, purple or striped joints, 3 in.

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  • The numerous cultivated varieties are distinguished mainly by the colour of the internodes, whether yellow, red or purple, or striped, and by the height.

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  • SPINY SQUIRREL, a book-name for a group of African ground squirrels, characterized by the spiny nature of the fur of the more typical forms. They form the genus Xerus, which is split up into a number of subgenera; Xerus rutilus of Abyssinia and East Africa belonging to the typical group, while the striped North African X.

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  • The striped hyena is scattered over the country sparsely.

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  • There is a little bird, the size of a starling, with brown back striped with black, and white breast, which the Indians call yncahualpa; it utters a monotonous sound at each hour of the night.

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  • If we take for instance the skins of animals that are striped or spotted, we have the best possible illustration of natures methods in this direction.

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  • The stuccoed walls were striped horizontally and vertically with red on a blue field, on which appear fishes swimming.

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  • The leaves are generally lance-shaped with a sharp apex and a spiny margin; but vary in colour from grey to bright green, and are sometimes striped or mottled.

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  • Every one who has visited India is familiar with the pretty little striped palm-squirrel, which is to a considerable extent a partially domesticated animal, or, rather, an animal which has taken to quarter itself in the immediate neighbourhood of human habitations.

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  • ii., thus describes the attitude of the male birds at one of those "sacaleli," or dancing parties, as the natives call them; "their wings," he says, "are raised vertically over the back, the head is bent down and stretched out, and the long plumes are raised up and expanded till they form two magnificent golden fans striped with deep red at the base, and fading off into the pale brown tint of the finely-divided and softly-waving points; the whole bird is then overshadowed by them, the crouching body, yellow head, and emerald green throat, forming but the foundation and setting to the golden glory which waves above."

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  • This late flowering group is supposed to be derived from the curious green and yellow striped T.

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  • All the typical swine are further characterized by the fact that the young are longitudinally striped with bands of dark brown and some paler tint; this striped coat disappearing in the course of a few months.

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  • It is stated by Darwin that the pigs which have run wild in Jamaica and New Granada have resumed this aboriginal character, and produce longitudinally striped young; these being the descendants of domestic animals introduced from Europe since the Spanish conquest, as before that time there were no true pigs in the New World.

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  • In the anterior part of the gland are seen bundles of striped muscle fibres, which are of interest when the comparative ana Ampulla of vas deferens tomy of the gland Cut end of great sacrois studied: they are 1 sciatic ligament Common ejaculatory duct Levator ani than in old prostates.

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  • - Transverse Section of a young Prostate, showing wavy striped muscle in front, urethra in the middle, and the two ejaculatory ducts behind.

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  • With Tamias (sometimes split into Tamias and Eutamias) we reach the North American striped groundsquirrels, or chipmunks, well characterized by the large internal cheek-pouches, with one outlying species in Northern Asia and Europe (see GROUND-Squirrel).

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  • australis, both being of a dark reddishbrown, longitudinally striped with light yellowish-brown, while A.

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  • It follows from these propositions that the expression of emotion is, for the most part, not under control of the will, and that those striped muscles are the most expressive which are the least voluntary.

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  • And we must conceive that each kind of pattern - the self, the spotted, the striped, the hooded and all others - has its own special determinant.

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  • 1), contains some 6 or 7 species, having the beak, which is mostly transversely striped, and tail shorter than in Pteroglossus.

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  • Calendula officinalis Meteor: hardy, i ft., orange striped with yellow.

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  • Reichardi, a minute stemless plant, has small heart-shaped leaves in rosette-like tufts, and white flowers striped with pink, produced successively.

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  • On the other hand, the thick layer of fallen leaves on the ground, and the bulk of the stems of the forest trees are bluish brown and russet, thus closely resembling the decaying leaves in an European forest after heavy rain; while the whole effect is precisely similar to that produced by the russet head and body and the striped thighs and limbs of the okapi.

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  • The main architectural features of Genoa are its medieval churches, with striped facades of black and white marble, and its magnificent 16th-century palaces.

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  • Striped cloths and pekmez, a sweet paste made from grapes, are the principal manufactures; and tobacco and cereals the principal cultures.

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  • In the ordinary striped muscles of the skeletal musculature, e.g.

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  • Striped muscles possessing an autochthonous tonus appear to be the various sphincter muscles.

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  • But in the skeletal, voluntary or striped muscles a second stimulus succeeding a previous so quickly as to fall even during the continuance of the contraction excited by a first, elicits a second contraction.

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  • The alkaloid curarin causes motor paralysis by attacking in a selective way this junction of motor nerve cell and striped muscular fibre.

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  • The fish are mainly the coarser species, such as carp, buffalo-fish and white perch; of better food fish, the principal varieties are bass (black, striped and rock), crappie, pike, "jack salmon" or walleyed pike, and sun fish.

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  • A form of flint corn, with variegated leaves, is grown for ornament under the name Zea japonica or Japanese striped corn.

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  • The striped hyaena (Hyaena striata) is common, being found wherever the wolf is absent.

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  • On the coast, the striped bass, sea-bass, drum, sheepshead, weakfish, bluefish and Spanish mackerel are important as food fishes.

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  • Next in importance were the catches of menhaden, shad, clams, squeteague and alewives; while minor catches were made of crabs, croaker, bluefish, butterfish, catfish, perch and spotted and striped bass.

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  • The species and the numerous hybrids which have been obtained artificially, show a great variety in size and colour of the flower, including the richest deep crimson and blood-red, white, or with striped, mottled or blended colours.

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  • The tigers which inhabit hotter regions, as Bengal and the south Asiatic islands, have shorter and smoother hair, and are more richly coloured and distinctly striped than those of northern China and Siberia, in which the fur is longer, softer and lighter-coloured.

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  • ZEBRA, the name used for all the striped members of the horse-tribe, although properly applicable only to the true or mountain zebra.

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  • burchelli granti the legs are striped to the hoofs.

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  • The glacial clay consists generally of alternate darker and lighter coloured layers, which give it a striped appearance, for which reason it has often been called hvarfvig lera (striped clay).

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  • Kilmarnock rose into importance in the 17th century by its production of striped woollen "Kilmarnock cowls" and broad blue bonnets, and afterwards acquired a great name for its Brussels, Turkey and Scottish carpets.

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  • The beautiful varieties of porphyry - green, red, striped - which are obtained, often in big monoliths, near Kolyvan, are cut at the imperial stone-cutting factory into vases and other ornaments, familiar in the art galleries and palaces of Europe.

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  • Damietta gives its name to dimity, a kind of striped cloth, for which the place was at one time famous.

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  • r The striped hyena (Hyaena striata) is the most widely distributed species, being found throughout India, Persia, Asia Minor, and North and East Africa, the East African form constituting a distinct, race, H.

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  • The species resembles a wolf in size, and is greyish-brown in colour, marked with indistinct longitudinal stripes of a darker hue, while the legs are transversely striped.

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  • - The Striped Hyena (Hyaena striata).

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  • In size it resembles the striped hyena, but differs in appearance, owing to the fringe of long hair covering the neck and fore part of the back.

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  • Fossil hyenas occur in the Lower Pliocene of Greece, China, India, &c.; while remains indistinguishable from those of the striped species have been found in the Upper Pliocene of England and Italy.

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  • Phalaris arundinacea, is a reed-grass found on the banks of British rivers and lakes; a variety with striped leaves known as ribbon-grass is grown for ornament.

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  • are convinced that mares which have once borne mules when subsequently put to horses are extremely liable to produce colts striped like a mule" (Animals and Plants, vol.

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  • In the absence of control experiments there is therefore no reason for assuming Lord Morton's chestnut mare would have produced less striped offspring had she been mated with the black Arabian before giving birth to a quagga hybrid.

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  • The quagga having become extinct, a number of mares were put to a richly striped Burchell zebra, and subsequently bred with Arab, thoroughbred and cross-bred sires.

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  • Unlike Lord Morton's quagga hybrids, all the zebra hybrids were richly, and sometimes very distinctly, striped, some of them having far more stripes than their zebra parent.

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  • the foals by pure-bred sires out of mares which had never been mated with a zebra, two were striped at birth and one acquired stripes later - they were revealed as the foal's coat was shed.

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  • One of the permanently striped colts, a bay, was out of a black Shetland mare by a black Shetland sire, one was by a dun Norwegian pony out of a roan-coloured Arab mare, while the third was by a Norwegian pony out of a half-bred bay Arab mare.

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  • By way of testing this assumption, a bay filly, the half-sister of a richly striped hybrid, was put to a cross-bred Highland pony, and a Highland mare, while nursing her hybrid foal, was put to a colt the half-brother of a hybrid.

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  • In Mahomet's time the outer walls were covered by a veil (or kiswa) of striped Yemen cloth.

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  • (h) The muscles in all parts of the body consist of striped muscular fibre, never of unstriped muscular tissue.

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  • One of the most striking American species is the striped gopher, S.

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  • The whole surface of the wicker-work was plastered on the outside and made brilliantly white with lime, or occasionally striped in various colours, leaving the white poles exposed to view.

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  • Other fish taken include the sheepshead, drum, grouper, striped bass and croaker.

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  • Among the striped species, or zebras and quaggas of Africa, the large Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) of Somaliland and Abyssinia stands apart from the rest by the number and narrowness of its stripes, which have an altogether peculiar arrangement on the hind-quarters, the small size of the callosities on the fore-legs, the mane extending on to the withers and enormous rounded ears, thickly haired internally.

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  • A number of forms are known in cultivation; such are albidus, with white flowers, aureus, with leaves striped with yellow, and variegatus, with leaves almost entirely white with a few green bands.

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  • He is wearing a striped pullover that matches the head of a zebra he is stroking.

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  • But who is the boy across the fence, wearing the striped pjamas?

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  • Phoebe was a remarkable cat - very slim, brown and white striped with a raccoon tail.

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  • Halcyon chelicuti chelicuti - Striped Kingfisher seen about twice a week in closed savanna in Comoé NP 83.

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  • The tube is white striped green with white sepals tipped green.

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  • The Goanese wear a blue and white striped jacket with silver P & 0 buttons and blue serge trousers.

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  • Their working clothes were in dark colors such as navy serge with striped aprons.

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  • We were given a blue and white striped shirt and a pair of gray shorts and socks.

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  • Three brown striped lion fish swam lazily past, and we saw two stonefish together.

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  • Striped pjamas & herringbone shirt are a small selection from the Austin Reed range which also includes italian stripe shirts & cufflinks.

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  • On arrival a female Striped dolphin was found to be barrel rolling around in the surf.

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  • The walking skeletons with haunted eyes staring through the fences, in striped pjamas hanging from their bones.

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  • New Shirt 2006 / 07 The vote has shown a striped shirt is what the fans want.

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  • Hats, scarves and backpacks that matched the striped sweaters completed the look.

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  • The diagonally striped sleeves are decorated with matching bands and her cuffs are hemmed with needlepoint lace.

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  • Some gorgeous thong sandals further enlivened the range, with striped linings in zesty and primary colors.

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  • He was wearing a navy blue tracksuit with red or orange striped sleeves.

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  • In sheer striped tulle with sumptuous lace embroidery around the neckline, it has a central ribbon detail and dainty shoulder straps.

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  • Suppose someone imagined a blue and white striped unicorn.

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  • We have to stand apart from the crowd, just like the red striped zebra.

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  • Even though that plaid dress or striped shirt is cute, your baby should take center stage in these photos.

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