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The coaita has neither pouches on the sides of his jaws, nor callosities on the posteriors: he has a very long prehensile tail.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Their tail is prehensile, naked underneath at the extremity, and very bushy over every other part.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
His tail is not prehensile but flaccid, and half as long again as his head and body.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They grasped things with the strong prehensile grasp of the infant, rather than with the clutch of the miser.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
The tall giraffe, with his prehensile lip, raised nearly twenty feet in the air, can browse upon these trees without difficulty.
By means of his prehensile tail he suspends himself to a tree on the shore, and patiently awaits the coming prey.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Its length is about eighteen inches, exclusive of the tail, which is twelve inches long, and prehensile.
And by virtue of his prehensile organs and superior strength he ravishes the females of his species and goes his way.
Some kinds of apes have long prehensile tails with which they swing themselves from branches or reach distant fruit.
The body was small, but fitted with two bunches of prehensile organs, like long tentacles, immediately under the mouth.
TALES OF SPACE AND TIMEHERBERT GEORGE WELLS

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