yellow-spotted love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spotted with yellow: as, the yellow-spotted tortoise of the Ganges.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having yellow spots


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  • River wildlife includes black caimans (Melanosuchus niger), yellow-spotted sideneck turtles (Podocnemis unifilis), American manatees (Trichechus inunguis), and river dolphins (Ina geoffroyensis and Sotalia fluviatilis).

    Madeira-Tapajós moist forests

  • Birdlife on the river and in the bush is prolific with over 380 species recorded including Nyasa lovebird Agapornis lilianae, yellow-spotted nicator Nicator chloris, rock pratincole Glareola nuchalis, banded snake-eagle Circaetus cinerascens, and Livingstone's flycatcher Erythrocercus livingstonei.

    Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas, Zimbabwe

  • Arboreal forest species include chameleons, the tree agama (Agama atricollis), the yellow-spotted tree frog (Leptopelis flavomaculatus), and tree snakes.

    Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Preliminary data indicate that the most abundant reptile species are yellow-spotted river turtle Podocnemis unifilis (VU), caiman Caiman crocodilus and tegu lizard Tupinambis teguixin.

    Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Bolivia

  • The small, yellow-spotted Mallard ducklings feeding on the ground below didn't seem to care though.

    Archive 2004-07-04

  • In some parts of the country there are great numbers of a large, beautiful yellow-spotted spider, the webs of which are about a yard in diameter.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • A water-snake, yellow-spotted and dark brown, is often seen swimming along with its head above the water: it is quite harmless, and is relished as food by the Bayeiye.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa


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