Front toes webbed; hallux small or absent.
The species are all characterized by short rudimentary wings, bearing four or five barbless shafts, a few inches long, and apparently useless for purposes of flight, of running, or of defence; and by loosely webbed feathers, short on the neck, but of great length on the rump and back, whence they descend over the body forming a thick hair-like covering.
It was surprising to see how serenely he sailed off with unruffled breast when he came to the surface, doing all the work with his webbed feet beneath.
Fuerbringer and Gadow, while others prefer the goose-like voice and the webbed toes as reliable characters.
Some, with the feet only slightly webbed, and the claws exceedingly small or altogether wanting on some of the toes, and also with some difference in dental characters, have been separated as a distinct genus, Aonyx.
The tail is about half the length of the head and body, and the hind feet are long and powerful, although not webbed, and have five rounded pads on their lower surfaces.
Steganopodes.- Well flying, aquatic, nidicolous; with all the four toes webbed together.
Front toes completely webbed; hallux very short or absent; feed chiefly on small aquatic invertebrates.
Order Colymbiformes.-Plantigrade, nidifugous, aquatic. All toes webbed, fourth largest, hallux short; metatarsus laterally compressed; tibia with high, pyramidal crest.
The genus Rana may be defined as firmisternal Ecaudata with cylindrical transverse processes to the sacral vertebra, teeth in the upper jaw and on the vomer, a protrusible tongue which is free and forked behind, a horizontal pupil and more or less webbed toes.
Some of the species are thoroughly aquatic and have fully webbed toes, others are terrestrial, except during the breeding season, others are adapted for burrowing, by means of the much-enlarged and sharp-edged tubercle at the base of the inner toe, whilst not a few have the tips of the digits dilated into disks by which they are able to climb on trees.
Their feet are all more or less webbed, but in swimming they are said to keep these organs motionless by their sides.
In some polyps the tentacles are webbed at the base, and it was supposed that a medusa was a polyp of this kind set free, the umbrella being a greatly developed web or membrane extending between the tentacles.
W, wax-yielding surface, covering true gland; s, septem, or carina; wh, webbed hairs.
It differs from the true crocodile principally in having the head broader and shorter, and the snout more obtuse; in having the fourth, enlarged tooth of the under jaw received, not into an external notch, but into a pit formed for it within the upper one; in wanting a jagged fringe which appears on the hind legs and feet of the crocodile; and in having the toes of the hind feet webbed not more than half way to the tips.
The king bird of paradise (Cicinnurus regius) is one of the smallest and most brilliant of the group, and is specially distinguished by its two middle tail feathers, the ends of which alone are webbed, and coiled into a beautiful spiral disk of a lovely emerald green.
Without webbed gloves, you wo n't get much purchase in the water.
In the beavers or Castoridae these bones are in close contact at their lower ends, the tail is depressed, expanded and scaly, and the habits are aquatic. Beavers have webbed hind-feet, and the claw of the second hind-toe double.
In size they may be compared with cats; the long slender limbs are connected by a broad fold of skin extending outwards from the sides of the neck and body, the fingers and toes are webbed, and the hind-limbs joined by an outer membrane as in bats.
webbed hands and feet.
Their webbed feet and short tail are used to steer when swimming.
They swim rapidly, propelled by the powerful tail and by the mostly webbed limbs, or they submerge themselves, with only the tip of the nose and the eyes showing, or sometimes also the back.
Its large size, aquatic habits, partially webbed hind-toes, and the smooth, broad, orange-coloured incisors, are sufficient to distinguish this rodent from the other members of the family Capromyidae.
Hydrochaerus, in which all the feet are fully webbed, includes a single species, the capybara, or carpincho, the largest of living rodents.
Front toes completely webbed.
The rack straps onto the back of the vehicle with strong webbed straps with gutter hooks attached to the ends.
You can easily recognize the paw print of the otter by the webbed toes.
Limnomys, from New Guinea, is a type less specialized for swimming, the hind-feet being much less twisted than in Hydromys, and not so fully webbed.
The beak is large, strong and sharp-edged, the upper mandible terminating in a large hook; the wings are narrow and very long; the feet have no hind toe, and the three anterior toes are completely webbed.
orifices open within a common cloaca; the tail is broad, horizontally flattened and naked; and the hind-feet are webbed (see Beaver).
Other visible auspicious signs include the presence of hair curls, each turning to the right, webbed hands and feet.
Webbed aluminum folding lawn chairs used to be a staple on patios, balconies, and backyards all over North America.
There are still lots of places where webbed aluminum chairs can be found: you just have to know where to look.
Webbed aluminum folding lawn chairs can add a great vintage look to your outdoor space.
The construction of these items makes them quite durable, and unlike webbed furniture, they rarely break or need fixing.
Webbed lawn furniture used to be very popular, but over the years it has gone a bit out of fashion.
If this is the case with you and you've got some old webbed lawn furniture hanging around, why not try to spruce it up and bring it back to life?
Take a look at your webbed lawn chairs and pay close attention to the frames.
Webbed lawn furniture has a nostalgic and charming feel to it, and having some on your patio can conjure up fond memories of days gone by.
So if you have some old webbed furniture that could use some repair, try to spruce it up and bringing it back to life rather than throwing it away.
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever was bred to retrieve from the water, so these dogs actually have webbed toes that help them swim more efficiently.
This breed has webbed paws covered by hair.
The added detail of an adjustable webbed belt is both functional and stylish.
A stretch mesh teddy with a webbed front and adjustable shoulder straps.
Spidey have a red and black spider webbed iris that is both shocking and extreme.
Besides short stature, other physical characteristics include a stocky build and a webbed neck.
During a physical examination, the doctor looks for underdeveloped breasts and genitalia, webbed neck, short stature, low hairline in back, simian crease (a single crease in the palm), and abnormal development of the chest.
The child may have clubfeet, and toes may be webbed or fused.
The feet and hands have toes and fingers, but they are not fully developed and may be webbed.
Studying frogs, he first thought the amphibians were such good swimmers because of their long legs, but it didn't take him long to realize that it was actually their webbed feet that made frogs so graceful and quick in the water.
The Webbed Wonder is even featured in his own Monopoly game developed by Hasbro.
It also features a webbed hoop skirt, veil and sheer sleevelets.
The same overall size as a paper grocery bag, so that you never have to opt for an actual paper bag again, you can carry them over the shoulder, or they have flat nylon webbed handles for carrying by hand.
Product details include a main compartment that comes equipped with a zipper closure, a front zippered pocket and two adjustable "webbed" shoulder straps for comfort.
Equipped with adjustable webbed straps, this bag also features an exterior media-player pocket with a "cord management solution".
Webbed Chandelier: Made from an old umbrella, this project is a great way to provide mood lighting for your party.
A khaki colored crowned hat, neckerchief and webbed belt completed the uniform.
These 1919 era uniforms were complemented by a khaki colored crowned hat, neckerchief and webbed belt.
In the typical Australian and Papuan Hydromys, locally known as water-rats, the molars originally have transverse ridges, the enamel folds between which form cutting edges whose sharpness depends upon the degree to which the teeth have been worn, while the large hind feet are webbed.
webbed foot for the " D " .
webbed straps with gutter hooks attached to the ends.
webbed gloves, you won't get much purchase in the water.
The logo is the word " Ducks " spelled out with a webbed foot for the " D ".
The growing string of bad happenings is blamed on Web, because of her webbed fingers.
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