- n. Plural form of canine.
“Leakey notes that you can't tear flesh by hand, you can't tear hide by hand … We wouldn't have been able to deal with food source that required those large canines although we have teeth that are called canines, they bear little resemblance to the canines of carnivores.”
“This means that your breeding cycle for canines is 4 to 6 years, for humans its 30 to 40. 2”
“There's some latent ability in canines that's tapped into when we select for their friendlier characteristics.”
“Aside from the titled canines, there’s the network of city dogs as well as the barnyard animals, all who come to the Pongo and Perdita’s aid.”
“I also believe that the canines are a lot brighter than their human team members.”
“The lion sheds only the four so-called canines, two in the upper jaw and two in the lower; and it sheds them when it is six months old.”
“Connected with the large size of the canines is the presence of a gap”
“The evolution of saber teeth is exceedingly uncommon in plant-eating animals, said Froebisch, calling the canines in the Brazilian anomodont "extraordinary.”
“No-name canines have a bite that's worse than their bark”
“Well, maybe not - but the idea of canines and felines having to briefly put aside their ages-old conflict and work together is the crux of the sequel to 2001's Cats &”
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