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  • The bird takes a step or two in response, rebalancing itself on long-toed feet.

    Country diary: South Uist

  • In their hoverball rigs they looked like swimmers, pushing against the muggy air, their long-toed feet waving like extra pairs of hands.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • These included the compact, big-headed hippodont; the lithe, long-toed desmodont; and the transitional form between those two, the sirenodont.

    Life's Time Capsule: The Long Road to Failure

  • Heel-dominated, short-toed forms within the Navahopus-Deltapodus-Apulosauripus plexus differ from the gracile, relatively long-toed Tetrapodosaurus Sternberg, 1932, traditionally regarded as an ankylosaurian track.

    Neoceratopsian publications for 2008

  • Jerry should have the last word: "To the Bush administration and to its allies in the business community, it's self-evident that the act was meant to cover the kind of threat a steamroller poses to a Santa Cruz long-toed salamander, not that which an SUV in Atlanta poses to a polar bear by way of the atmosphere."

    The Editor’s Desk

  • Other rare birds found in these wetlands include the long-toed flufftail (Sarothrura lugens) and the white-headed plover (Vanellus albiceps).

    Zambezian flooded grasslands

  • The long-toed wood pigeon, also called "Pombo Trocaz", is well known as an endemic species, along with two rare species of bat and a few near endemics that occur on both Madeira and the Canary Islands.

    Madeira evergreen forests

  • The flora and fauna of this relict forest is quite unique; it has many endemic species including the Madeiran long-toed wood pigeon (Columba trocaz) and Zino's petrel (Pterodroma madeira).

    Madeira evergreen forests

  • Two birds are endemic to Madeira, Zino's petrel (Pterodroma madeira) and Trocaz pigeon or long-toed wood pigeon (Columba trocaz).

    Madeira evergreen forests

  • With a dorsoventrally mobile back and huge, long-toed feet, Ambulocetus appears suited for competent movement on land, but probably swam by powerful up-and-down oscillation of the back and paddling with the hindlimbs.

    Archive 2006-02-01

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