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  • Three other breeding species are endemic to the Tristan-Gough islands: great shearwater Puffinus gravis (2 million pairs), Atlantic yellow-nosed mollyhawk Thalassarche chlororhyncos (1,000 pairs) and Atlantic petrel Pterodroma incerta (VU).

    Gough Island Wildlife Reserve, United Kingdom

  • Too large to fall prey to cats, the primary threat to the yellow-nosed albatross is mortality from longline fishing.

    Amsterdam and Saint-Paul Islands temperate grasslands

  • The fighters, yellow-nosed Messerschmitts, Goering's hand-picked fighter boys, came at us, guns hazing.

    With The R.A.F. Over Europe

  • You saw them tear open iron shutters, batter down doors, smash windows and do other things to make a path for the writhing, white-bodied, yellow-nosed snakes that uncoiled from the engine and were carried wriggling in where the flames lapped along baseboard and floor-beams.

    Horses Nine Stories of Harness and Saddle

  • This is the property of the tiny, yellow-nosed Apes who abound in these districts, and who store up the mulberry-jam for their food in winter, when they mix it with pellucid pale periwinkle-soup, and serve it out in wedgewood china-bowls, which grow freely all over that part of the country.

    Nonsense Books

  • Only one of the yellow-nosed Apes was on the spot, and he was fast asleep; yet the four travellers and the Quangle-Wangle and Pussy were so terrified by the violence and sanguinary sound of his snoring, that they merely took a small cupful of the jam, and returned to re-embark in their boat without delay.

    Nonsense Books

  • An emaciated yellow-nosed albatross, typically found in the Southern Hemisphere, was found in eastern Ontario over the weekend.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • They knew how many fingers 'bats have (five), what kind of animals they are (mammals), could name a species when given a description (like Kingston's favorite, the yellow-nosed, yellow-eared Rhinolophus trifoliatus).

    wacotrib - Latest News Headlines

  • THE GORILLA MAN AS THE STRANGE yellow-nosed object hurtled toward the Sky Queen, Tom went into action.

    Golden State

  • Just as the worst seemed over, a yellow-nosed Messerschmitt dove from twelve o’clock high straight at Tibbets’s plane on what appeared to be a collision course….

    The Story of World War II

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