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yellow-bellied

  (old-fashioned)
a yellow-bellied person is not at all brave You're a load of yellow-bellied fools, too frightened to stand up for what you believe in!

yellow-bellied

mod. cowardly. What yellow-bellied skunk ran off with my horse?
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Once you've watched a Yellow-Bellied Kiskadee chase off a Peregrine Falcon, it's pretty easy to get hooked," grins Ruszcazak.
Yellow-bellied marmots, for example, have increased their weight and improved their winter survival rates, thanks to a longer plant-growing season in the Rocky Mountains.
Pollard and colleague Daniel Blumstein examined rodent species that included California ground squirrels, Olympic marmots, yellow-bellied marmots, black-tailed prairie dogs, white-tailed prairie dogs, thirteen-lined ground squirrels, Belding's ground squirrels, and Richardson's ground squirrels.
While the weather is still good, take a chance to watch unique animals at that elevation, such as pine marten, Pika, yellow-bellied marmots, Cascade frogs, three-toed woodpeckers and more.
These systems, resembling giant metal snakes in the ocean, were dubbed Pelamis, a type of yellow-bellied sea serpent.
Previous studies have shown high survivorship from intraperitoneal implants in pocket gophers (Zinnel and Tester, 1991; Benedix, 1994), yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris, Van Vuren, 1989), American minks (Neovison vison), Franklin's ground squirrels (Spermophilus franklinii; Eagle et al.
Although the plot line is simple and fast paced, the language in no ways talks down to the audience, incorporating appropriate terms such as foundlings, steeds and fair damsels, as well as much more modem colloquialisms like 'you yellow-bellied pink pipsqueaks', in ways that will delight and extend the vocabulary of the young readers.
Yellow-bellied slider turtles also roll their eyes, but as a different kind of communication, says Jeffrey E.
But the manipulated and constructed aspects of their environments eventually become apparent--the colorful pile of rocks in Among the Mighty is not natural to the seal's environment, nor is the upturned tree root in Yellow-Bellied Twilight to the penguins'; both are elements in an art director's diorama constructed more for the visitor than for the animal.
But it backfired on the yellow-bellied Sergio who, by the time he got to the turn, was seven shots adrift of the Tiger and no doubt feeling as sick as he looked.
Early in the past century seven species were found nearly every spring near Urbana but more than 40 years later they were recorded at Charleston in less than half the 23 years: Olive-sided Flycatcher, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (5 years), Bewick's Wren (8 years and none after 1984), Winter Wren, Loggerhead Shrike, Black-throated Blue Warbler (3 years) and Pine Warbler.
SIR; So it is electioneering time once again when yellow-bellied politicians will promise us the earth but deliver only a pocketful of hope.
Surely that option exists for those yellow-bellied quitters who will probably receive more support from Canadian taxpayers than many of our own disabled war veterans.
Post-burn transect searches of the site revealed one yellow-bellied racer (Coluber constrictor) mortality due to the fire.
Another critter that is pesky but usually not lethal is the yellow-bellied sapsucker.