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  • The Kongamato is a reported giant bat-like creature from the border area of Zambia.

    Mike Gellman: Mystery Meat

  • Those who like pretention quickly realign their attentions, particularly with Anna Liu who is bat-like.

    Anna Liu and Yves (Revised)

  • In 1870, the essayist Henry Adams compared the financier Jay Gould to a spider; Joseph Pulitzer, the famous editor, later called Gould "one of the most sinister figures that have ever flitted bat-like across the vision of the American people."

    Why Bankers Should Be Grateful for Occupy Wall Street

  • She allowed him to playfully flick the bat-like flab arms, never letting on that not long before she had been a young woman who was kissed by men.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • The aircraft, painted the Navy's traditional haze gray, looks like a smaller sibling of the B-2 stealth bomber, with the same bat-like shape.

    Pentagon Bets on Smarter Drones

  • Navy has released footage of a prototype of the X-47B, a stealthy, bat-like aircraft that it says is an aviation breakthrough.

    Drone Will Call Aircraft Carriers Home

  • Her hair pushed over her face and a wave of sound covered her body as two bat-like baldheaded reptiles, flew over her.

    Arcana Magi Memorial - c.4

  • I noticed the journey through the picture had added a great deal of volume to her already frizzy hair, exposing the bat-like ears she must have inherited from her father.

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse

  • Most unfortunate-looking fella too—frizzy hair, bat-like ears that stick up a mile high.

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse

  • Humanity joined the Commonwealth when the Commonwealth stepped in to end a war between humans and the bat-like S'sinn.

    What I've Just Read: The Big Chunk of Ice

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