dewlap


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dewlap

(do͞o′lăp′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of certain animals.
2. A pendulous part similar to this, such as the wattle of a bird.
3. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of a person.

dewlap

loose skin under the throat and neck which may be pendulous in some species or breeds, e.g. Bloodhounds, Indian cattle, rabbits.
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It was revealed that perineum, udder and external genitalia (98%) were the most tick infested sites followed by dewlap (92%), inner thighs (90%), neck and back (54%), tail (26%), ears (13%), around eyes (10%), flanks (4%) and legs (2%) in descending order.
During a recent visit to the new welcome center a crate of nearly softball-sized giant dewlap Toulouse eggs was spotted.
The ancient domestic pigeon breed known as the Syrian Dewlap has been selected to fly straight up toward the sky to some 1500 m and circle, and at a signal from its owner to fold its wings and stoop straight down like a hunting Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) (Bodio 1990).
The researchers also observed that both the push-ups and rapid dewlap extensions prompted neighbouring lizards to orient themselves more quickly to the displaying robots than when head bobs were performed without these alerts.
Because of the dewlap and the big horns, this figurine might depict either an African buffalo or a large antelope (e.
Tail prehensil; 40 subdigital lamellae on second and in third phalange of fourth toe; males with inconspicuous dewlap; ventral scales three times keeled; femoral pores present Polychrus gutturossus 22' Tail not prehensile; 14 subdigital lamellae on second and in third phalange of fourth toe; males with conspicuous dewlap (dark blue with cream scales); ventral scales keeled unicarinate; femoral pores absent Norops auratus 23.
A few days prior to parturition, the doe makes a nest with bedding material and hay and begins to pull fur from her dewlap and abdomen to line the nest.
This is the little zebra with the dewlap and the gridiron pattern on its rump.
Cows and heifers tend to develop lesions on the chest and limbs, while bulls develop lesions in the dewlap and intermaxillary skin regions.
Dewlap Loose skin under the throat and neck of an animal.
He lows involuntarily, scratching beneath his chin and at his dewlap, lows even louder while stroking the massive neck, its geometry of overlapping muscles and cablelike tendons.
During the mating season, male fence lizards perform an elaborate territorial display, standing stiff-legged and extending their heads to unfold their dewlap and reveal their blue throat.