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" When both approach each other, they often twist their tails together, and struggle to separate, or attach themselves to the weeds. This is done by the under part of their cheeks or chin, which is also used for raising the body when a new spot is wanted... "
Comparisons of structure in animals. The hand and the arm - Page 179
by Comparisons - 1799 - 192 pages
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A history of British fishes, Volume 2

William Yarrell - Fishes - 1836
...intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity." " When both approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the chamelion ; this, with the brilliant changeable...
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A History of British Fishes, Volume 2

William Yarrell - Fishes - 1841
...intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity." " When both approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the chamelion; this, with the brilliant changeable...
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Facts from the world of nature, animate and inanimate

Jane Loudon - 1848
...animal intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity. When both approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the chameleon ; this, with the brilliant changeable...
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British fish and fisheries

British fish - 1849
...animal intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity. " When both approach each other, they often twist their tails...attach themselves to the weeds ; this is done by the hinder part of their cheeks, or chin, which is also used for raising the body when a new spot is wanted...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - Zoology - 1850 - 544 pages
...watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with the greatest dexterity. " When the animals approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the chameleon, and this, with the brilliant changeable...
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A text-book of zoology for schools

Philip Henry Gosse - 1851
...animal intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity. When two approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the Chameleon ; this, with the brilliant changeable...
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Natural history. Fishes

Philip Henry Gosse - 1851
...animal intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity. When two approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the Chameleon ; this, with the brilliant changeable...
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A week at Port Royal

Richard Hill - Natural history - 1855 - 109 pages
...animal intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity. When both approach each other, they often twist their tails...the weeds ; this is done by the under part of their cheek cr chin, which is also used for raising the body when a new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine...
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The Aquarian Naturalist: A Manual for the Sea-side

Thomas Rymer Jones - Marine animals - 1858 - 524 pages
...animal intently watches the surrounding objects, and darts at its prey with great dexterity. When both approach each other, they often twist their tails...new spot is wanted for the tail to entwine afresh. The eyes move independently of each other, as in the chameleon : this, with the brilliant, changeable...
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A familiar history of the British fishes

British fishes - 1859
...objects, and darting at their prey with great dexterity. Now and then they would approach each other, and often twist their tails together, and struggle to separate, or attach themselves to the weeds. This was done by the under part of the choek or chin, which was also used for raising the body, when a new...
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