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  • Humanity being created in the image of God doesn't mean that God is a four-limbed almost-hairless ape.

    Barney Teaches a "Scientific Fact"

  • Not necessarily Gort-style, four-limbed monsters who walk upright, but robotic weaponry that can be guided by geeks at a safe distance.

    Matthew Yglesias » You And What Recruiting Pool?

  • Their annual lifestyle is apparently unique or almost so among the ~28,300 species of four-limbed vertebrates tetrapods that normally have perennial life spans.

    Which lives longer, the chameleon or the egg?

  • Their annual lifestyle is apparently unique or almost so among the ~28,300 species of four-limbed vertebrates tetrapods that normally have perennial life spans.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Amphibians like this one -- in the large category of four-limbed creatures called tetrapods -- stand near the base of the evolutionary tree, between the fish that came before them and the birds and mammals that followed.

    BETWEEN SWIMMING AND CRAWLING

  • He pushed off from the cage and began climbing away like a four-limbed spider.

    Sun of Suns

  • I remembered Zak as he had been when I had seen him first in the hold: fallow-hued, with a shaggy coat that was not of hair or feathers; four-limbed and tailless, and surely headless as well.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • On this world, you can see for yourself the higher animals are four-limbed.

    The Earth Book of Stormgate

  • "By what possible course of selection and mutation can a four-limbed vertebrate occupy the same planet as a six-legged one?"

    Anywhen

  • It was four-limbed, its body silvery -- and it was large.

    The Defiant Agents

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