athletic animals

athletic animals

domestic animals selectively bred and trained for athletic prowess including sprint and distance running, jumping, agility, steeplechase, weight-pulling, rodeo wrestling, bull fighting, cock fighting, coursing, dog fighting.
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Malanie Stones of Animal Action Abu Dhabi, which has rescued over 300 Salukis and Saluki-crosses in the last two-and-a half years, said the pure breeds are popular in the West because there is a lot of greenery which is well-suited to keep the athletic animals as pets.
What will happen to these wonderful athletic animals if she and her ilk have their way and greyhound racing is banned?
Based on the energy they consumed when moving, many dinosaurs were probably endothermic, athletic animals because their energy requirements during walking and running were too high for cold-blooded animals to produce.
We will encourage school field trips and special tours to widen the understanding and appreciation of these athletic animals.
Hundreds gather around the racetrack, eager to see the highly trained, athletic animals file into the starting gate.
Spiridon Louis's triumph should remind us that these graceful, athletic animals.
They're beautiful, incredibly athletic animals which makes impala capture far from an exact science and, sadly, the round-up isn't without its casualties.

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