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fantail

a horse's tail cut and pulled so that it protrudes only a few inches beyond the end of the butt.
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Fan-tailed Warbler foraging with nine-banded armadillos.
For example, Cattle Egrets (Bulbulcus ibis) forage commensally with ungulates (Grubb 1976), Great Egrets (Ardea alba) with black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus) (Herring and Herring 2007), and Fan-tailed Warblers (Euthlypis lachrymosa) with nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) (Komar and Hanks 2002).