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commonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa African gray , African grey , Psittacus erithacus
common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail African green monkey , Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus , green monkey
large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed Alopius vulpinus , fox shark , thrasher , thresher , thresher shark
flycatching warbler of eastern North America the male having bright orange on sides and wings and tail American redstart , redstart , Setophaga ruticilla
long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers Anas acuta , pin-tailed duck , pintail
extinct small freshwater jawless fish usually having a heterocercal tail and an armored head; of the Silurian and Devonian anaspid
rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor anti-torque rotor , tail rotor
any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all ape
extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds archaeopteryx , Archaeopteryx lithographica , archeopteryx
extinct primitive toothed bird with a long feathered tail and three free clawed digits on each wing archaeornis
wolf of arctic North America having white fur and a black-tipped tail Arctic wolf , Canis lupus tundrarum , white wolf
arboreal civet of Asia having a long prehensile tail and shaggy black hair Arctictis bintourong , bearcat , binturong
kingbird seen in western United States; head and back are pale grey and the breast is yellowish and the tail is black Arkansas kingbird , western kingbird
free-swimming larva of ascidians; they have a tail like a tadpole that contains the notochord ascidian tadpole
arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail Ateles geoffroyi , spider monkey
widespread from southern United States to Central America; rusty black with black-and-white breast and tail Audubon's caracara , Polyborus cheriway audubonii
lizard's shedding of tail when necessary autotomy
spontaneous removal or casting off of a body part (as the tail of a lizard or claw or a lobster) especially when the organism is injured or under attack autotomy
nocturnal indris with thick grey-brown fur and a long tail Avahi laniger , woolly indris
large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico badger skunk , Conepatus leuconotus , hog-nosed skunk , hognosed skunk , rooter skunk
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