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Prehensile tail

Definition noun, plural: prehensile tails A tail characterized by its adaptive features, enabling the vertebrate animal to... Read More


Definition noun, plural: monkeys Any of the long-tailed, dry-nosed primates but excluding the... Read More


Definition noun, plural: platyrrhines Any of the small to mid-sized primates belonging to the pavorder Platyrrhini,... Read More


prehensile Adapted to seize or grasp; seizing; grasping; as, the prehensile tail of a monkey. Origin: L. Prehensus, p. P. Of... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More


Definition noun, plural: chameleons A reptile of the family Chamaeleonidae that is known largely for its ability to change... Read More


platyrhini (Science: zoology) A division of monkeys, including the American species, which have a broad nasal septum,... Read More


saki (Science: zoology) Any one of several species of south American monkeys of the genus Pithecia. They have large ears,... Read More


Barrigudo (Science: zoology) a large, dark-coloured, south American monkey, of the genus Lagothrix, having a long prehensile... Read More


tapir (Science: zoology) Any one of several species of large odd-toed ungulates belonging to Tapirus, Elasmognathus, and... Read More


sloth 1. Slowness; tardiness. These cardinals trifle with me; I abhor This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. (Shak) 2.... Read More


spider 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order araneina. Spiders have the... Read More