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It has an excessively long, slender muzzle, and a warm-like extensile tongue.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
It is really astonishing to see what large morsels they can dispose of with the assistance of their extensile mouths and stomachs.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The only other North American birds that have a tongue built upon this plan are the hummingbirds, in which also it is extensile.
THE WOODPECKERSFANNIE HARDY ECKSTORM
They are, however, quite extensile, and can readily be made to hold three or four times this amount.
All leeches are very extensile and can contract the body to a plump, pear-shaped form, or extend it to a long and worm-like shape.
Each palpacle is a tactile filament, very extensile, without accessory filaments or nematocysts.
Held immovable by the beam it lay upon the floor, a strangely extensile, amoeba-like, metal-studded mass of leathery substance.
TRIPLANETARYEDWARD ELMER SMITH
It had a long extensile tongue, furnished with a glutinous mucous for securing its insect food.
IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAW.H.G. KINGSTON
It lacks the long, extensile tongue which enables the other species to probe the winding galleries of wood-eating larvæ.
The arteries are highly elastic, being extensile and retractile both in length and breadth.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

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