They noticed a great gaping wound as if done by a sword-cut on his snout.
Protected by no bony structure the snout of the monster was amputated.
They only allow the end of the snout, or at most the head, to appear.
He had his snout thrust out, and was "sniffing" at a great rate.
Pterygium: a lateral expansion of the snout of some Coleoptera.
It has a small head, the ...