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The biggest turtle eggs today are just a few inches long, with papery thin shells.A fossilized egg laid by an extinct, human-sized turtle holds a rare jackpot | Monroe Hammond | August 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
An inspector in 2016 flagged a package coming into the San Francisco airport holding a papery insect nest but not mentioning insects on the label.Focusing on Asian giant hornets distorts the view of invasive species | Susan Milius | July 1, 2021 | Science News
What he calls a “papery palace of stories” sustains identity and ties Mufti to place.
Powell's is the largest bookstore in the world, an endless, multi-storey universe of papery smells and towering shelves.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
The fronds are smooth, deep-green in color, slightly paler beneath, and of a rather firm papery texture.Beautiful Ferns | Daniel Cady Eaton
The lowest Marsupials as regards the ossicles are the Peramelidae, whose ossicles are of a frail papery consistence.The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
The small burs have a thin, papery lining, and short, widely-branching spines.Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands | Gerrit Parmile Wilder
Fruit a fleshy pome, with the cells formed by papery or cartilaginous membranes within juicy flesh.Trees of the Northern United States | Austin C. Apgar
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