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  • Here, ancient and primitive mammals are represented by the unusual long-clawed mole-vole (Prometheomys schaposchnikowi), and representatives of the genera Mesocricetus, Sicista, and Apodemus.

    Biological diversity in the Caucasus

  • The jailer, as we went out, kept holding out his long-clawed, lean, brown hand, muttering about his promised kum-sha, very fearful lest the other turnkeys, who were still lying on their beds smoking opium, should come in for any share of it.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • The marks cut deeply by the hooves of the duocorn were half blotted out in places by another spoor -- three long-clawed toes, with faint scuffed spaces between, as if they were united by a webbed membrane.

    The Stars Are Ours

  • The marks cut deeply by the hooves of the duocorn were half blotted out in places by another spoor -- three long-clawed toes, with faint scuffed spaces between, as if they were united by a webbed membrane.

    The Stars Are Ours

  • The marks cut deeply by the hooves of the duocorn were half blotted out in places by another spoor — three long-clawed toes, with faint scuffed spaces between, as if they were united by a webbed membrane.

    Star Flight

  • Tom also caught a perch, and clinging to it as he drew in his line was a large, hard-shelled, long-clawed crab.

    Stories of California

  • Its particular significance lay in the fact that as it shattered down, sliding a distance on the steep hillside, it scraped the snow from the mouth of a winter lair of a scarcely less venerable forest inhabitant, -- a savage, long-clawed, gray-furred grizzly bear.

    The Snowshoe Trail

  • Then there were thorns, you must know, and abundant long-clawed creepers that grasped the legs and kept them fixed till they were tenderly extricated by the hand.

    A Tramp's Sketches

  • Then as two lions, long-clawed, deep-mouthed, snarling, with rigid mane, with red-eyed glare, with flashing, sharp-white fangs, they prowled lithely about each other seeking for an opening.

    Irish Fairy Tales

  • With a rushing charge Shag was upon the fighters -- only just in time, for Muskwa had A'tim in his long-clawed grasp, and in another instant would have crushed his Dog ribs.

    The Outcasts

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