Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having yellow feet: as, the yellow-footed armadillo, the poyou; the yellow-footed rock-kangaroo, Petrogale xanthopus: specific in phrase-names of various animals.

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Examples

  • Ltd., the Australian maker of Yellow Tail, says in papers filed in a New York federal court that the kangaroo on its competitor's label is portrayed in profile, is leaping, and is "oriented in the same direction" as the yellow-footed rock wallaby on Yellow Tail bottles.

    Look-Alike Wines Featuring Look-Alike Marsupials Duke It Out

  • Threatened reptiles are the terrestrial yellow-footed tortoise, Geochelone denticulata (VU), 10 freshwater turtles including P. sextuberculata (VU) and P. unifilis (VU), South American river turtle Podocnemis expansa and black caiman Melanosuchus niger (EN).

    Jaú National Park, Brazil

  • On Partida Island, there are least and black storm petrels Oceanodroma microsoma and O. melania and the locally endemic yellow-footed gull Larus livens.

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico

  • In the core area there have been recorded 34 species of frogs and toads, 3 worm-salamanders, 15 lizards, 10 snakes, yellow-footed tortoise (VU) which lives there year-round, 6 freshwater turtles including six tubercled river turtle (VU), yellow-spotted river turtle (VU) and South American river turtle and at least two caimans, black and yellow.

    Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • Threatened reptiles are terrestrial yellow-footed tortoise Geochelone denticulata (VU), ten freshwater turtles including the six tubercled river turtle Podocnemis sextuberculata (VU), yellow-spotted river turtle P. unifilis (VU) and South American river turtle P. expansa.

    Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • There are 25 species of amphibians and 42 species of reptiles, a comparatively small number for the Amazon Basin, but the yellow-spotted river turtle (VU), six-tubercled river turtle (VU) and South American river turtle are found as are the yellow-footed tortoise (VU), black and yellow caiman.

    Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • A number of other species are largely restricted to the mesic southwest and found in this ecoregion: the yellow-footed antechinus (Antechinus flavipes leucogaster), southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus), and the woylie (Bettongia penicillata ogilbyi).

    Jarrah-Karri forest and shrublands

  • The principal attraction is the fauna and marine birds, which include blue-footed and yellow-footed boobies, pelicans, swallows and sea gulls.

    Nayarit: San Blas, Tepic and in between

  • During the middle of the day they are asleep and quiet; but in the evening and all night when the moon shines they leave their rocky retreats and forage in the neighboring meadows, meeting the yellow-footed marmot and other neighbors.

    The Junior Classics — Volume 8 Animal and Nature Stories

  • Miguel Munoz concealed a yellow-footed tortoise and an andean saddle-backed tamarin in his clothing during a flight from Peru to Sydney last year, the Townsville Bulletin said.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

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