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  • We glance at the bargains: one catalog carries a Top Hat Special, an assortment of crested breeds from the five-toed French Black Mottled Houdans to the golden Buff Laced Polish, all of whom look like they are wearing giant Afro wigs made out of feathers.


  • There are five-toed socks like the Injinji brand, but I have found all of them to be incredibly painful between the toes, no matter which model of shoe is worn.

    Tim Ferriss: The Barefoot Alternative: Vibram Five Fingers Shoes

  • Small mammals peculiar to chaparral include the Merriam chipmunk, California mouse, and five-toed kangaroo rat.

    California Coastal Range Open Woodland-Shrub-Coniferous Forest - Meadow Province (Bailey)

  • Among the reptiles the following nine species are considered narrow endemics: Atractapsis coalescens, Chamaeleo eisentrauti, Pfeffer's chameleon (C. pfefferi), four-horned chameleon (C. quadricornis), Cnemaspis gigas, Leptosiaphos chriswildi, L. ianthinoxantha, angel's five-toed skink (L. lepesmei), and Panaspis duruarum.

    Cameroonian Highlands forests

  • Endemic jerboas include the selevinia (Selevinia betpakdalensis), comb-toed jerboa (Paradipus ctenodactylus), and the three-toed and five-toed dwarf jerboas (Salpingotus heptneri, salpingotus pallidus, Cardiocranius).

    Central Asian northern desert

  • The sand dune deserts of Tsugar els and Altan els have Tolai hare Lepus tolai, daurian partridge Perdix dauuricae, houbara and great bustards Chlamydotis undulata and Otis tarda (VU); and the specialized species five-toed dwarf jerboa Cardiocranius paradoxus (VU) and northern three-toed jerboa Dipos sagitta.

    Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia

  • Endemics include the desert dormouse (Selevinia betpakdalensis), comb-toed jerboa (Paradipus ctenodactylus), three-toed and five-toed dwarf jerboas (Salpingotus heptneri, S. pallidus).

    Central Asian southern desert

  • At the other end of the scale, some species of Allactaga (the four - and five-toed jerboas) exceed 260 mm in body length, and can then have a tail over 300 mm long.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek, on the five-toed socks that have become popular among his teammates, thanks to two new Japanese pitchers, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima "Do not call me a coward, because No. 1, I sit here every single day, open my heart and tell people what I believe."

    Perspectives: Quotes in the News

  • These children grew up, and when they came to adult years, they all married, and of course it happened that they all married five-fingered and five-toed persons.



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