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Crouching beside the brook, I waited until one of the diminutive purple whales rose to nibble at the long grasses which overhung the water, and then, like the beast of prey that man really is, I sprang upon my victim, appeasing my hunger while he yet wriggled to escape.
The grasses where Numa lay were very still now--ominously still.
He hoped not, for that would mean a night's sleep curled in the crotch of a tree, and he much preferred the bed of grasses within his own abode.
So Tarzan came to his cabin unattended, and a few moments later was curled up in the mildewed remnants of what had once been a bed of grasses.
As the warrior emerged from the forest, Tarzan caught a fleeting glimpse of a tawny hide worming its way through the matted jungle grasses in his wake--it was Numa, the lion.
And Sheeta, the panther, saw that the she-ape had left her cub alone among the grasses.
There in full sight now was Sheeta, the panther, stalking slowly toward the tiny, wriggling balu which lay among the grasses many yards away.
Besides from the fungus that homeowners must worry about, the chinch bugs and web worm are typical turf grass pests encountered with the warm season turf grasses in Florida.
Forage grasses have been hybridized for many years with the focus on producing better animal feed--with higher protein, net energy of lactation, palatability, etc.
After a long snowy winter, it is quite common to see that grasses are under attack by one or more types of fungi.
Rye grass, white clover and orchard grass are just three grasses that the cows that produce new Organic Valley Grassmilk dine on.