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bobtail

a short tail, either natural or docked. Seen naturally in some species, e.g. bobcat, and some dog breeds, e.g. Schipperke and Old English sheepdog.

bobtail disease
loss of the long hairs of the mane and tail in chronic selenium poisoning in horses. Other signs are emaciation, poor haircoat and defects of hoof growth.
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Willows will also be re-theming existing adventure play activities and facilities in line with Peter Rabbit, alongside a new restaurant, daily Peter Rabbit meet & greet appearances and shows featuring Peter Rabbit and Lily Bobtail.
As bobtail squids swim at night, predators don't see their dark outlines.
As a part of its bobtail agreement, ORYXE said Sun Coast will supply the city approximately 200,000 gallons over the course of one year utilizing its existing fleet of bobtail fuel trucks.
In earlier studies, scientists led by Margaret McFall-Ngai at the same University of Hawaii lab showed that bobtail squid generate light using a bioluminescent organ on their undersides (SN: 9/14/96, p.
Hoopes, GreenHunter Energy's President and COO, stated, "The addition of six new bobtail trucks to our fleet is much needed.
It is stated that the actuators provide a reliable method to remotely operate internal valves in storage tanks, bobtail route trucks, and bulk transports.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndchymes Tess, a one and a half year- old Japanese Bobtail from West Windsor, New Jersey, also known as Tess, won the heart of Judge Larry Adkinson and thousands of New Yorkers at the 5th annual CFA-IAMS Cat Championship, sponsored by the Cat Fanciers' Association, the world's largest registry of pedigreed cats.
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I don't have any time for this karmic bobtail and ragtag but she said, 'I see tractors and wheat fields'.
The PT-CBOB differs from the PT-C with the inclusion of the renowned Ed Brown bobtail mainspring housing, allowing it to be carried with more ease and concealability.
Which of the following about the bobtail squid's unique reflector is false?