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Its song and habits are similar to those of its eastern congener.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
He is well paid and holds his position, whatever it may be, by a less precarious tenure than his American congener.
Its congener exhibits a mixture of brown and yellow, more suitable to its sandy lairs.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Unlike its congener, the Skylark, this bird is limited to certain localities in our islands.
The habits of the House Cricket (Gryllus domesticus) are nocturnal, like those of its congener of the fields.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
They are said to attain larger dimensions in these northern latitudes than their southern congener, the better-known Bengal tiger.
MYTHICAL MONSTERSCHARLES GOULD
The stronger bird, according to the general law of nature, drives off the weaker congener.
DOG BREAKINGWILLIAM NELSON HUTCHINSON
The giant bulk and terrible teeth of his usual form are the universal attributes of his congener.
Possibly its much greater powers of locomotion may be one cause of its mental superiority to its nearest congener.
ANIMAL INTELLIGENCEGEORGE J. ROMANES
Its habits, too, are much the same, so that little can be said of it which does not equally apply to its congener.

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