beak


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Synonyms for beak

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the horny projection forming a bird's jaws

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the structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

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beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e

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horny projecting mouth of a bird

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a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures

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hit lightly with a picking motion

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The police handed her over to a wildlife management group, which worked with three Brazilian universities to design and 3D-print a new prosthetic beak for Tieta.
Another way to promote beak health is by providing chewing toys; any toy that a bird has to work at chewing will help keep his beak trim.
As well as smashing up the black stuff on his beak he had squashed the bone.
The researchers believe beaks evolved at least five times in theropods alone.
PREHISTORIC HUNTER: Terror birds could run at speeds up to 40 kilometers (25 miles) per hour and could split their prey's skulls with their beak.
But Beak, 28, was caught days later after detectives made an appeal for witnesses.
They even had them the right way round in their beaks.
ABSTRACT : For many years beak trimming has been a controversial subject, particularly since the 1980's when the practice came under close scrutiny by animal welfare groups.
And the birds' most iconic adaptation, beak shape, is largely controlled by a single gene, researchers report online February 11 in Nature.
By using a stereoscopic microscope, the concentric rings in the lateral wall of each beak were counted from the rostral tip area to the opposite end of the lateral wall.
But he alights from no branch, if he tips his beak it is to tip his beak inside of himself, where no one else can be seen.
The first study examined the comparative feeding behaviors of laying hens with or without beak trimming and revealed intriguing results.
Painted, cut-paper illustrations accompany detailed descriptions of how each type of beak is used, and readers will be fascinated by the three-dimensional diagrams of beaks in action.
ONE of my two budgies has got a much larger beak than the other.