In early May, 30 and 33 years ago, I glimpsed two of the most amazing long comet tails of
In lab experiments, big brown bats struck at the tails of
luna moths (Actias luna) instead of other body parts 55 percent of the time.
The tails of
these large lizards were long considered a tasty snack by the desert-dwelling bedouin people.
smaller geckos are thinner and appear less likely to interfere with locomotion.
After mosquito engorgement, the tips of the tails of
29 mice were severed and immediately homogenized in 300 [micro]L of Eagle's minimal essential medium (MEM) supplemented with 20% fetal bovine serum (FBS) in a Mixer Mill 300 (Retsch Inc., Newton, PA, USA); the tails of
10 control mice were left intact.
Fred, a rabbit, greatly admires the tails of
his many friends.
Due to this information the agency will order ultrasound inspections of the tails of
those Airbus aircraft that have either hit turbulence or have had sharp rudder movements, reported The Associated Press.
The tails of
long-tailed rodents occasionally are injured or severed when a sprung trap door comes into contact with them.
First thought to be a comet lurking among the asteroids, the object P/2013 P5 turns out to be a rock shedding tails of
dust into space.
According to Persons, the final vertebrae in the tails of
a group of dinosaurs called oviraptors were fused together forming a ridged, blade-like structure.
Another spacecraft, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, had previously seen hints that CMEs disrupted the tails of
two other comets.
The last page of the book, The Tail End, gives brief factual in formation about the tails of
each featured animal and how they are used in the context of the animal's life.
Scott Persons from the University of Alberta began studying the tails of
various species of Oviraptor as part of a larger study on the tails of
all theropods, a group of dinosaurs related closely to modern-day birds.
The "maximum possible length" assumed that the tail was straight, like the ion tails of
other, lesser comets.
The U of A paleontology student began his research by comparing the tails of
modern-day reptiles like crocodiles and Komodo dragons to T.rex's tail.