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wolves Sentence Examples

  • We do not smell like other wolves for protection.

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  • The fact is, when wolves attack a herd, they always take the weakest animal.

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  • It is to distinguish them from the grey, or timber, wolves that coyotes have received the name of "prairie-wolves"; the two titles indicating the nature of the respective habitats of the two species.

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  • Occasionally it is still stated in the press that wolves have been seen in the Ardennes, but this is a mere fiction.

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  • A few wolves are also found.

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  • Reindeer, followed by wolves, come also every year to the islands; the polar fox and polar bear, both feeding on the lemmings, are numerous.

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  • All wolves are governed by the ruling pack into which I was born.

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  • I've heard of wolves morphing in dire situations, but always thought they were just stories.

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  • They cursed the wolves, but both enjoyed their time being prisoners in their own home.

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  • Wolves also are not found in the island, though common in Greece and Asia Minor.

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  • So you're saying the wolves improve your herd by culling out the weakest animals?

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  • and birds of prey, as bears, wolves, foxes, dogs, wild cats, stoats, weasels, eagles, hawks and owls, and never spared by man; even domestic animals, as cattle, goats and reindeer, join in the destruction, stamping them to the ground with their feet, and even eating their bodies.

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  • The domestic dogs of some North American Indian tribes closely resemble the coyote; the black wolfdog of Florida resembles the black wolf of the same region; the sheepdogs of Europe and Asia resemble the wolves of those countries, whilst the pariah dog of India is closely similar to the Indian wolf.

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  • Bears, wild boars, hares, wolves, foxes and wild cats are very common, and in the north sables are found in great numbers.

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  • "My own brothers want me to break the Code to feed Sasha to the wolves," Kris muttered.

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  • Bears, wolves, bison, deer, wild turkeys and wild pigeons were common in the primeval forests of Ohio, but they long ago disappeared.

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  • So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.

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  • Bears, mountain lions (pumas), wild cats (lynx) and wolves haunt the more remote fastnesses of the mountains; foxes abound; deer are found in many districts and moose in the north.

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  • Excluding some varieties of domestic dogs, wolves are the largest members of the genus, and have a wide geographical range, extending over nearly the whole of Europe and Asia, and North America from Greenland to Mexico, but are not found in South America or Africa, where they are replaced by other members of the family.

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  • They are like wolves whom nothing but flesh can appease.

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  • It is singular that such closely allied species as the domestic dog and the Arctic fox are among the favourite prey of wolves, and, as is well known, children and even full-grown people are not infrequently the objects of their attack when pressed by hunger.

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  • What in popular usage are spoken of as the instincts of animals, for example, the hunting of prey by foxes and wolves, or the procedure of ants in their nests, are generally joint products of hereditary and acquired factors.

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  • The trio was far more comfortable now, six months later, with enough money in the bank to keep the wolves away, and expectations, if not of prosperity, of at least a reasonably comfortable coming season.

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  • The first white settlers found great numbers of buffaloes, deer, elks, geese, ducks, turkeys and partridges, also many bears, panthers, lynx, wolves, foxes, beavers, otters, minks, musk-rats, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, woodchucks, opossums and A I .° Longitude West 89 Greenwich C E Fayette, ?

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  • He knew that young and old wolves were there, that the hounds had separated into two packs, that somewhere a wolf was being chased, and that something had gone wrong.

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  • Originally great herds of bison roamed over the Texas plains, and deer, bears and wolves were numerous, especially in the forests.

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  • The ordinary colour of the wolf is yellowish or fulvous grey, but almost pure white and entirely black wolves are known.

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  • The hares had already half changed their summer coats, the fox cubs were beginning to scatter, and the young wolves were bigger than dogs.

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  • Hyenas, wolves and panthers are found in most parts of the country, and in the mountains the leopard and wild cat.

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  • To judge by the osteological remains which the researches of geologists have brought to light, there was perhaps scarcely a county in England or Wales in which, at one time or another, wolves did not abound, while in Scotland and Ireland they must have been still more numerous.

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  • Among the more common species of game are squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, rabbits, racoons, wild turkeys, ", partridges" (quail, or Bob White), geese, and ducks; deer, black bears, grey (or timber) wolves, black wolves and "wild cats" (lynx), once common, have become rare.

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  • I'll be watching the wolves circle you.

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  • Wolves are more numerous, though only in the mountainous districts; the flocks are protected against them by large white sheep-dogs, who have some wolf blood in them.

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  • There is a well-known story of the last of the race being killed by Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel in 1680, but there is evidence of wolves having survived in Sutherlandshire and other parts into the following century (perhaps as late as 1743), though the date of their final extinction cannot be accurately fixed.

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  • In a very lengthy speech, which had to be interrupted for half an hour while he recovered his voice, he ended by describing it as a "war budget" against poverty, which he hoped, in the result, would become "as remote to the people of this country as the wolves which once infested its forests."

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  • They cover their houses late every autumn with fresh mud, which, freezing when the frost sets in, becomes almost as hard as stone, so that neither wolves nor wolverines can disturb their repose.

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  • - In primitive times deer, ducks, turkeys, fish and oysters were especially numerous, and wolves, squirrels and crows were a source of annoyance to the early settlers.

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  • They say she has a family of young wolves up there; and that is why she kills so many lambs.

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  • As regards the fauna, the Carpathians still contain numerous bears, wolves and lynxes, as well as birds of prey.

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  • As is well known, great efforts were made by King Edgar to reduce the number of wolves in the country, but, notwithstanding the annual tribute of 300 skins paid to him during several years by the king of Wales, he was not altogether so successful as has been commonly imagined.

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  • (1485-1509) that wolves appear to have become finally extinct in England.

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  • In Ireland, in Cromwell's time, wolves were particularly troublesome, and said to be increasing in numbers, so that special measures were taken for their destruction, such as the offering of large rewards for their heads, and the prohibition (in 1652) of the exportation of "wolf-dogs," the large dogs used for hunting the wolves.

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  • The fossil remains which have been discovered in Britain are not larger than, nor in any way to be distinguished from, the corresponding bones and teeth of European wolves of the present day.

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  • The bison, which once ranged the plains in large herds, have been exterminated; the moose and the elk are found only occasionally in the wilder regions; mountain sheep, antelope, black and grizzly bears, wolves, coyotes and lynx (" wild cats ") are also becoming rare.

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  • Bears, wolves, foxes, goats (kokmet), wild sheep (arkharis), lizards, earth-rats, and a small rodent (teshikan), with ravens, eagles, wild ducks and wild geese are the other varieties principally encountered.

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  • She was able by means of drugs and incantations to change human beings into the forms of wolves or lions, and with these beings her palace was surrounded.

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  • Are you lost or have the wolves eaten you?

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  • Wolves do not catch their prey by lying in ambush, or stealing up close and making a sudden spring, but by fairly running it down in open chase, which their speed and remarkable endurance enable them to do.

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  • The destruction of cougars, lynx (" wildcats "), coyotes and wolves is encouraged by bounties.

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  • The more important wild animals are a large wild sheep (Ovis poli), foxes, wolves, jackals, bears, boars, deer and leopards; amongst birds, there are partridges, pheasants, ravens, jays, sparrows, larks, a famous breed of hawks, &c.

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  • Here are found the lynx, the " mountain lion " or puma, the prairie and timber wolves, the jack rabbit, the prairie dog (gopher), the black, the brown and, occasionally, the grizzly bear.

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  • The fauna includes wild boars, wolves, foxes, badgers, partridges, quails and snipe.

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  • Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.

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  • Here are found the lynx, the " mountain lion " or puma, the prairie and timber wolves, the jack rabbit, the prairie dog (gopher), the black, the brown and, occasionally, the grizzly bear.

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  • wolves were sufficiently numerous in some parts of the country to induce the king to make grants of land to various individuals upon the express condition of their taking measures to destroy these animals wherever they could be found.

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  • In Edward II.'s time, the king's forest of the Peak, in Derbyshire, is especially mentioned as infested with wolves, and it was not until the reign of Henry VII.

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  • wolves were sufficiently numerous in some parts of the country to induce the king to make grants of land to various individuals upon the express condition of their taking measures to destroy these animals wherever they could be found.

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  • They went inside the garden when these wolves swooped down, said the woman, pointing to the French soldiers.

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  • All around lay the flesh of different animals--from men to horses--in various stages of decomposition; and as the wolves were kept off by the passing men the dog could eat all it wanted.

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  • Hares are uncommon, and the last reddeer was shot in 1814; but wolves, otters and squirrels abound.

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  • dogs, wolves, jackals, &c., which constitute the genus Canis in its more restricted sense, foxes are best distinguished by the circumstance that in the skull the (postorbital) projection immediately behind the socket for the eye has its upper surface concave, with a raised ridge in front, in place of regularly convex.

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  • The wild animals are bears, wolves, foxes, lynxes, wild cats, badgers, otters, martens, stoats and weasels.

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  • Coyotes or prairie wolves (of which there is a local sub-species, Canis nebracensis texensis), grey wolves, prairie dogs (gophers), and jack rabbits are common on the plains; less common are the grey wolf or lobo (Canis griseus) and the timber wolf; and there are several species of foxes, including the swift.

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  • Carnivora are also numerous, particularly the frequenters of cold climates, such as bears, weasels, wolves and foxes.

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  • Black bears, wolves and deer are not yet extinct, and more rarely a " wild cat " (lynx) or " panther " (puma) is seen in the swamps.

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  • See St George Mivart, Dogs, Jackals, Wolves and Foxes (London, 1890) R.

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  • And as for the wolves, he says...

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  • The rapid settling of the state drove its native fauna, which comprised buffalo, deer, moose, bear, lynx and wolves, in great numbers into the northern sections, westward into Dakota, or across the Canadian border.

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  • Then again, the ears are large in proportion to the head, the pupil of the eye is elliptical and vertical when in a strong light, and the female has six pairs of teats, in place of the three to five pairs found in dogs, wolves and jackals.

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  • With the exception of certain South African species, foxes differ from wolves and jackals in that they do not associate in packs, but go about in pairs or are solitary.

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  • With the exception of certain South African species, foxes differ from wolves and jackals in that they do not associate in packs, but go about in pairs or are solitary.

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  • Do you lose many cattle to wolves?

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  • The problem with that is, if I can get to you easily, so can all the other wolves.

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  • The crater is densely overgrown with oaks and beeches which harbour wild boars and wolves.

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  • Some of the islets were still uninhabited, covered with a dense low growth which served as cover for game and even for wolves.

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  • The Eskimo dog has been regarded as nothing more than a reclaimed wolf, and the Eskimo are stated to maintain the size and strength of their dogs by crossing them with wolves.

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  • Thus Echinococci contains a leucomaine which sets up an urticaria; Cysticercus tenuicollis occasions anaemia and death if injecte-1 into rabbits; and the cystic fluid of the common Coenurus serialis is said to be used by Kirghizes to poison wolves.

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  • In late days the Greeks report that KuvES (dogs) were the sacred animals of Anubis while those of Ophois were Aukoc (wolves).

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  • The Livs and Letts were as much the prey of the Lithuanians "as sheep are the prey of wolves."

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  • Ranging from Canada in the north to Guatemala in the south, and chiefly frequenting the open plains on both sides of the chain of the Rocky Mountains, the coyote, under all its various local phases, is a smaller animal than the true wolf, and may apparently be regarded as the New World representative of the jackals, or perhaps, like the Indian wolf (C. pallipes), as a type intermediate between wolves and jackals.

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  • A large part of the province was given up to pasture, and the mountains were covered with forests, which abounded in wild boars, bears and wolves.

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  • In the 18th century wolves still roamed the country in such large numbers that hunting parties were organized against them; now they are unknown.

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  • The Carnivora include bears, wolverines, wolves, raccoons, foxes, sables, martens, skunks, kolinskis, fitch, fishers, ermines, cats, sea otters, fur seals, hair seals, lions, tigers, leopards, lynxes, jackals, &c. The Rodentia include beavers, nutrias, musk-rats or musquash, marmots, hamsters, chinchillas, hares, rabbits, squirrels, &c. The Ungulata include Persian, Astrachan, Crimean, Chinese and Tibet lambs, mouflon, guanaco, goats, ponies, &c. The Marsupialia include opossums, wallabies and kangaroos.

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  • Besides the wolf proper a large number of prairie or dog wolves from America and Asia are used for cheaper rugs.

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  • The finest wolves are very light weighted and most suitable for carriage aprons, in fact, ideal for the purpose, though lacking the strength of some other furs.

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  • Wolves.

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  • Thus "Canis vulpes Linnaeus" is the specific designation of the common fox, Canis being the generic term common to dogs, wolves and so forth, and vulpes indicating the particular species, whilst the attached author's name indicates that Linnaeus first named the species in question.

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  • Of wild animals, the pig, hyena, jackal, antelope and hare are extremely numerous; lions are still found, and wolves and foxes are not uncommon.

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  • Foxes, martens, weasels, badgers and otters are to be found everywhere; bears are found in the Alps, wolves are rare, but they find their way sometimes from French territory to the western provinces, or from Poland to Prussia and Posen.

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  • This he found at Phthiotis in Thessaly, where he surprised some wolves eating sheep; on his approach they fled, leaving him the bones.

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  • Wolves, once numerous, have now been almost extirpated, though a bounty on each head is still paid.

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  • Wolves are rare.

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  • Thus he invented nets for catching wolves and built innumerable water-mills, " for he would not let the waters run into the sea before they had been of use to the community."

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  • Bears, wolves, foxes, boars and various varieties of game are found, and on some of the mountains the chamois.

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  • Many of the original wild animals, such as the bison, bear, beaver, deer and lynx, have disappeared; wolves, foxes and mink are rare; but rabbits, squirrels and raccoons are still common.

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  • Wolves (Canis lupus) abound throughout the open country, but are rare in the wooded districts.

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  • Wolves are numerous in the mountains; the heron, ibis, wild goose and snipe in the valley of the Wei.

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  • When the cave was first entered, the floor was covered with thousands of tracks of raccoons, wolves and bears-most of them probably made long ago, as impressions made in the tenacious clay that composes most of the cavern floor would remain unchanged for centuries.

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  • In all this the Anabaptists had maintained one central article of faith that linked them to the Zwickau prophets, belief in conscience, religious feeling, or inner light, as the sole true beginning or ground of religion; and one other article, held with equal vigour and sincerity, that true Christians are like sheep among wolves, and must on no account defend themselves from their enemies or take vengeance for wrong done.

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  • Wolves and foxes are found alike in the coldest and hottest parts of the earth, as are closely allied species of falcons, owls, sparrows and numerous genera of waders and aquatic birds.

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  • He, or his fifty impious sons, entertained Zeus and set before him a dish of human flesh; the god pushed away the dish in disgust and either killed the king and his sons by lightning or turned them into wolves (Apollodorus iii.

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  • Mannhardt sees in the ceremony an allusion to certain agricultural rites, the object of which was to prevent the failure of the crops and to avert pestilence (or to protect them and the flocks against the ravages of wolves).

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  • "Suppose," he continues, "that in a country infested by wolves, you have a flock of sheep, keeping the wolves off during the lambing season will not afford much protection if you withdraw shepherd and dogs during the rest of the year."

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  • The extensive woods in the south part of the province harbour a few wolves and lynxes, and the elk is still preserved in the forest of Ibenhorst, near the Kurisches Haff.

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  • Wild dogs (Cyon) are common, but neither foxes nor wolves occur in the forest area.

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  • Wolves are found in the wilder parts of the Serra da Estrella, and wild boars are preserved in some districts.

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  • Centuries of fighting against the Moors and Castilians had already left Portugal thinly populated.; large tracts of land were uncultivated, especially in Alemtejo, and wolves were still common throughout the kingdom.

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  • It is my purpose also to give the names and number and times of those who through love of innovation have run into the greatest errors, and proclaiming themselves discoverers of knowledge, falsely so called, have like fierce wolves unmercifully devastated the flock of Christ.

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  • Jackals resemble wolves and dogs in their dentition, the round eye-pupils, the period of gestation, and to a large extent also in habits.

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  • We shall be left as a prey to the wolves that will besides drive our greatest patron [the king of] to stoop to a peace which will be the utter ruin of our edifice, this many years in building."

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  • Formerly bears, wolves and other wild animals took refuge in its fastnesses; and bats, rats, mice and salamanders are frequent visitors.

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  • Roe-deer, foxes and wolves find shelter in the forests, where bears are not uncommon; and chamois frequent the loftiest and most inaccessible peaks.

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  • generally referred to AuKOS ("wolf") and explained as he who keeps away the wolves from the flock (cf.

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  • In accordance with this, the epithet -yEvns will not mean "born of" or "begetting light," but rather "born from the she-wolf," in which form Leto herself was said to have been conducted by wolves to Delos.

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  • They are set in the midst of " wolves," despised and slighted by the careless and worldly: there is fre q uent mention of " the persecuted," and of the duty of " bearing the cross."

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  • This danger has been increased, as elsewhere in Italy, by indiscriminate timber-felling on the higher mountains without provision for re-afforestation, though considerable oak, beech, elm and pine forests still exist and are the home of wolves, wild boars and even bears.

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  • In the mountain forests of south-western Oregon bears, deer, elk, pumas, wolves and foxes are plentiful.

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  • Bears, wolves, lynxes and foxes are also numerous in the east, and there the coyote is found in disagreeable numbers.

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  • The fauna originally included buffalo, elk, deer, wolves, bear, lynx, beaver, otter, porcupine and puma, but civilization has driven them all out entirely.

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  • But nobody was wronged; his creditors were all paid in time, and his hands were at least clean of traffic in reversions, clerkships, tellerships and all the rest of the rich sinecures which it was thought no shame in those days for the aristocracy of the land and the robe to wrangle for, and gorge themselves upon, with the fierce voracity of famishing wolves.

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  • Foxes, wolves and Syrian bears are not infrequently met with, and there is a heavy dew or night mist.

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  • Deer were found in large numbers in all sections of the state, bear were common in the central and northern parts, bison were found in the south-west, wolves, lynx ("wild cats"), and foxes and other smaller animals particularly of fur-bearing varieties.

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  • In the forests wolves were frequent, and still are found, the flocks being protected against them by large sheep-dogs; bears, however, which were known in Roman times, have almost entirely disappeared.

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  • The jackal is characteristic of the steppes; it banishes the wolves and foxes.

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  • A few bears and wild boars and lynxes find shelter in the remoter forests, with many badgers, wolves, foxes, wildcats, martens and weasels.

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  • It may, however, be mentioned that Giraldus Cambrensis and the Speculum Regale state in all seriousness that certain of the inhabitants of Ossory were able at will to assume the form of wolves, and similar stories are not infrequent in Irish romance.

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  • The forests abounded in game, the red deer and wild boar were common, whilst wolves ravaged the flocks.

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  • The chase in the summer occupied the freemen, not only as a source of enjoyment but also as a matter of necessity, for wolves were very numerous.

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  • Foxes, bears, wolves, lynx (wild cats) and otters are very rare, and pumas (panthers) and beavers long ago disappeared.

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  • Fauna.-The animal kingdom embraces, besides the usual domestic animals (as horses, cattle, sheep, swine, goats, asses, &c.), wild boars, deer, wild goats, hares, &c.; also bears, wolves, lynxes, foxes, wild cats, jackals, otters, beavers, polecats, martens, weasels and the like.

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  • Bears are confined to the Atlas region, wolves and foxes to North Africa.

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  • Thus Rome allowed the wolves to mingle with the dogs in watching over the flock, just at a time when the civil wars of the 4th century had denuded the Rhenish frontier of troops, whose numbers had already been diminished by Constantine.

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  • Before the advent of the white man Nebraska was full of wild mammals, the buffalo, elk, black and white tailed deer, antelope, bears, timber wolves, panthers (pumas), lynx, otter and mink being common.

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  • Almost all that remain are black bears, foxes, coyotes (prairie wolves), mink, musk-rats, raccoons and prairie dogs (or gophers).

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  • Do you lose many cattle to wolves?

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  • Do you ever shoot any wolves?

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  • The fact is, when wolves attack a herd, they always take the weakest animal.

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  • So you're saying the wolves improve your herd by culling out the weakest animals?

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  • So far I don't think I have a problem, but I have to consider those other ranchers when I decide how many wolves this land can support.

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  • So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.

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  • I'll be watching the wolves circle you.

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  • "My own brothers want me to break the Code to feed Sasha to the wolves," Kris muttered.

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  • The trio was far more comfortable now, six months later, with enough money in the bank to keep the wolves away, and expectations, if not of prosperity, of at least a reasonably comfortable coming season.

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  • They cursed the wolves, but both enjoyed their time being prisoners in their own home.

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  • All wolves are governed by the ruling pack into which I was born.

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  • We do not smell like other wolves for protection.

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  • The problem with that is, if I can get to you easily, so can all the other wolves.

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  • I've heard of wolves morphing in dire situations, but always thought they were just stories.

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  • One was a remarkable effort by a dedicated team showing wolves hunting wild bison in the remotest regions of northern Canada.

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  • The wolves had spent most of the night in their hiding place, whining eagerly whenever they'd heard a goat bleat.

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  • wolves boss Dave Jones was reported to have convinced officials Lescott was ready to move up to the Under 21's level.

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  • He takes the full brunt of the wolves ' attack.

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  • Are you off to Molineux tomorrow to watch the clarets take on Wolves in our first away game of the season?

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  • Then in the 35th minute he took advantage of a scuffed clearance by Oakes and slotted the ball home past the Wolves goalie.

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  • Wolves kill the smaller coyote and they are known to kill cougars.

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  • Identify Signs Of Different Predators: distinguish depredation by wolves from other predators.

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  • With the development of the World Wide Web in the 1990's numerous sites can be found entirely devoted to wolves.

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  • Beaches, water sports, golf, skiing, whiskey distillery, wild life park with wolves, museum nearby.

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  • The band are good, ' Wolves ' like a Tom Waits with tribal drums and howling harmonies.

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  • Wildlife includes elk, deer, brown bears and wolves.

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  • emphatic win pushed Wolves back into second place in the First Division.

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  • engrailed sable between three wolves ' heads erased of the last.

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  • ferocious wolves.

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  • fierce than evening wolves.

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  • The wolves, snowy owls and arctic foxes, buffalo to be found with many others at the Highland Wildlife Park.

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  • The wolves, snowy owls and arctic foxes, buffalo to be found with many others at the Highland Wildlife Park.

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  • grievous wolves will enter in not sparing the flock.

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  • Tired legs, a sore groin and weary calves kept him on the bench also for Wolves draw with Sheff Utd.

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  • Sheffield United travel to the Capital to face Millwall at the New Den after beating promotion hopeful 's Wolves 1-0 at Bramall Lane.

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  • howling like wolves out in the passage, and muskets were crashing against the door.

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  • hungry wolves are more likely to be a nuisance than full ones, don't you think?

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  • interchange where his speed livens up the tempo of the Wolves attack.

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  • jeering when he pulled Wolves level.

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  • laird's wife died, while he was devoured by wolves as foretold.

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  • mickey taking has finally caught up with the Wolves fan today.

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  • The mammals include moose, wild boar, deer, beavers, wolves, badgers, otters and lynx.

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  • Wolves, occupying a similar ecological niche to humans, may give us insight into our own mental life.

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  • ravening wolves.

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  • common ravens, Corvus corax, preferentially associate with gray wolves, Canis lupus, as a foraging strategy in winter.

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  • ravening wolves.

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  • ravenous wolves!

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  • Two second half goals from Kenny Miller secured victory for Wolves against an already relegated Rotherham side.

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  • Arms: Or, a chevron engrailed sable between three wolves ' heads erased of the last.

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  • savage wolves " who " will not spare the flock " .

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  • The defense was smothering, and even after Wolves Ty Shaw went to the free throw line, they were still scoreless.

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  • All three were thrown into the action in the 2-1 win away at Wolves with Jermaine Wright scoring a 20-yard screamer on his debut.

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  • sidelined by injury last season, has strengthened Wolves ' defense.

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  • sidelined by injury last season, has strengthened Wolves ' defense.

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  • Two years of mickey taking has finally caught up with the Wolves fan today.

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  • Clarke struck in the 26th minute to seal the win for Wolves in what was an otherwise tepid cup tie.

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  • Injury Update Wolves midfielder Shaun Newton went to hospital yesterday to have an in-growing toenail removed.

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  • The question then arises as to whether wolves living where livestock are plentiful all year round also show livestock toleration.

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  • I met him in Portugal in July 2001 when Wolves went over there for a pre-season tour.

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  • Only the remaining Wolves, with desirable traits, would have been selected to breed.

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  • But our defensive frailties again reared their heads and Wolves ran out deserved 3-2 victors.

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  • wicked deflexion on its way past Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme.

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  • wolfintenance of genetic identity of locally adapted races is a responsibility of agencies which plan to reintroduce wolves into the wild.

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  • wolf says, " Beware of false prophets which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

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  • wolfing hunters, they carried their rifles with them, in case they got a chance to kill some wolves.

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  • wolfly 500 of the beautiful Ethiopian wolves survive, high in the Bale Mountains, which are 3,000m above sea level.

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  • wolfsus spoke of ravening wolves in sheep's clothing.

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  • wolfll, he might as well of been raised by vultures and ravenous wolves or even raised by Satan himself.

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  • wolfey come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves.

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  • wolves longest serving player after working his way up to the first team from the Youth Academy.

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  • A fee of around £ 800,000 has been agreed for the defender, now wolves just need to finalize personal terms with the player.

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  • Wolves fielded nine players with first team experience, but despite rattling the woodwork twice, came away from the game empty handed.

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  • 17, § 12) mentions its immunity from wolves and poisonous snakes - which it still enjoys, - but Solinus (l.c.) mentions a poisonous spider, called solifuga, peculiar to the island.

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  • Wolves are more numerous, though only in the mountainous districts; the flocks are protected against them by large white sheep-dogs, who have some wolf blood in them.

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  • The crater is densely overgrown with oaks and beeches which harbour wild boars and wolves.

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  • Excluding some varieties of domestic dogs, wolves are the largest members of the genus, and have a wide geographical range, extending over nearly the whole of Europe and Asia, and North America from Greenland to Mexico, but are not found in South America or Africa, where they are replaced by other members of the family.

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  • The ordinary colour of the wolf is yellowish or fulvous grey, but almost pure white and entirely black wolves are known.

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  • Wolves do not catch their prey by lying in ambush, or stealing up close and making a sudden spring, but by fairly running it down in open chase, which their speed and remarkable endurance enable them to do.

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  • It is singular that such closely allied species as the domestic dog and the Arctic fox are among the favourite prey of wolves, and, as is well known, children and even full-grown people are not infrequently the objects of their attack when pressed by hunger.

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  • To judge by the osteological remains which the researches of geologists have brought to light, there was perhaps scarcely a county in England or Wales in which, at one time or another, wolves did not abound, while in Scotland and Ireland they must have been still more numerous.

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  • The fossil remains which have been discovered in Britain are not larger than, nor in any way to be distinguished from, the corresponding bones and teeth of European wolves of the present day.

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  • As is well known, great efforts were made by King Edgar to reduce the number of wolves in the country, but, notwithstanding the annual tribute of 300 skins paid to him during several years by the king of Wales, he was not altogether so successful as has been commonly imagined.

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  • In Edward II.'s time, the king's forest of the Peak, in Derbyshire, is especially mentioned as infested with wolves, and it was not until the reign of Henry VII.

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  • (1485-1509) that wolves appear to have become finally extinct in England.

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  • There is a well-known story of the last of the race being killed by Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel in 1680, but there is evidence of wolves having survived in Sutherlandshire and other parts into the following century (perhaps as late as 1743), though the date of their final extinction cannot be accurately fixed.

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  • In Ireland, in Cromwell's time, wolves were particularly troublesome, and said to be increasing in numbers, so that special measures were taken for their destruction, such as the offering of large rewards for their heads, and the prohibition (in 1652) of the exportation of "wolf-dogs," the large dogs used for hunting the wolves.

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  • In the arid valleys coyotes (prairie wolves), rabbits and badgers are found.

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  • Wolves also are not found in the island, though common in Greece and Asia Minor.

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  • Among the more common species of game are squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, rabbits, racoons, wild turkeys, ", partridges" (quail, or Bob White), geese, and ducks; deer, black bears, grey (or timber) wolves, black wolves and "wild cats" (lynx), once common, have become rare.

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  • Carnivora are also numerous, particularly the frequenters of cold climates, such as bears, weasels, wolves and foxes.

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  • Some of the islets were still uninhabited, covered with a dense low growth which served as cover for game and even for wolves.

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  • Bears, wolves, bison, deer, wild turkeys and wild pigeons were common in the primeval forests of Ohio, but they long ago disappeared.

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  • Bears, wild boars, hares, wolves, foxes and wild cats are very common, and in the north sables are found in great numbers.

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  • The Eskimo dog has been regarded as nothing more than a reclaimed wolf, and the Eskimo are stated to maintain the size and strength of their dogs by crossing them with wolves.

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  • The domestic dogs of some North American Indian tribes closely resemble the coyote; the black wolfdog of Florida resembles the black wolf of the same region; the sheepdogs of Europe and Asia resemble the wolves of those countries, whilst the pariah dog of India is closely similar to the Indian wolf.

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  • What in popular usage are spoken of as the instincts of animals, for example, the hunting of prey by foxes and wolves, or the procedure of ants in their nests, are generally joint products of hereditary and acquired factors.

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  • Black bears, wolves and deer are not yet extinct, and more rarely a " wild cat " (lynx) or " panther " (puma) is seen in the swamps.

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  • Hares are uncommon, and the last reddeer was shot in 1814; but wolves, otters and squirrels abound.

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  • The rapid settling of the state drove its native fauna, which comprised buffalo, deer, moose, bear, lynx and wolves, in great numbers into the northern sections, westward into Dakota, or across the Canadian border.

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  • dogs, wolves, jackals, &c., which constitute the genus Canis in its more restricted sense, foxes are best distinguished by the circumstance that in the skull the (postorbital) projection immediately behind the socket for the eye has its upper surface concave, with a raised ridge in front, in place of regularly convex.

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  • Then again, the ears are large in proportion to the head, the pupil of the eye is elliptical and vertical when in a strong light, and the female has six pairs of teats, in place of the three to five pairs found in dogs, wolves and jackals.

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  • See St George Mivart, Dogs, Jackals, Wolves and Foxes (London, 1890) R.

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  • The wild animals are bears, wolves, foxes, lynxes, wild cats, badgers, otters, martens, stoats and weasels.

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  • The more important wild animals are a large wild sheep (Ovis poli), foxes, wolves, jackals, bears, boars, deer and leopards; amongst birds, there are partridges, pheasants, ravens, jays, sparrows, larks, a famous breed of hawks, &c.

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  • Thus Echinococci contains a leucomaine which sets up an urticaria; Cysticercus tenuicollis occasions anaemia and death if injecte-1 into rabbits; and the cystic fluid of the common Coenurus serialis is said to be used by Kirghizes to poison wolves.

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  • Hyenas, wolves and panthers are found in most parts of the country, and in the mountains the leopard and wild cat.

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  • Teutonic legend does not lightly exaggerate, and what to us seems incredible in it may be easily conceived as credible to those by whom and for whom the tales were told; that Sigmund and his son Sinfiotli turned themselves into wolves would be but a sign of exceptional powers to those who believed in werewolves; Fafnir assuming the form of a serpent would be no more incredible to the barbarous Teuton than the similar transformation of Proteus to the Greek.

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  • In late days the Greeks report that KuvES (dogs) were the sacred animals of Anubis while those of Ophois were Aukoc (wolves).

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  • As regards the fauna, the Carpathians still contain numerous bears, wolves and lynxes, as well as birds of prey.

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  • Originally great herds of bison roamed over the Texas plains, and deer, bears and wolves were numerous, especially in the forests.

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  • Coyotes or prairie wolves (of which there is a local sub-species, Canis nebracensis texensis), grey wolves, prairie dogs (gophers), and jack rabbits are common on the plains; less common are the grey wolf or lobo (Canis griseus) and the timber wolf; and there are several species of foxes, including the swift.

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  • They cover their houses late every autumn with fresh mud, which, freezing when the frost sets in, becomes almost as hard as stone, so that neither wolves nor wolverines can disturb their repose.

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  • A few wolves are also found.

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  • The destruction of cougars, lynx (" wildcats "), coyotes and wolves is encouraged by bounties.

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  • The bison, which once ranged the plains in large herds, have been exterminated; the moose and the elk are found only occasionally in the wilder regions; mountain sheep, antelope, black and grizzly bears, wolves, coyotes and lynx (" wild cats ") are also becoming rare.

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  • Reindeer, followed by wolves, come also every year to the islands; the polar fox and polar bear, both feeding on the lemmings, are numerous.

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