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Synonyms for burrow

a place used as an animal's dwelling

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Synonyms for burrow

a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter

move through by or as by digging

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Pre- and post-hatch trophic egg production in the subsocial burrower bug, Canthophorus niveimarginatus (Heteroptera: Cydnidae).
The decrease in the diversity not only in Ribeirioida, but also in the whole group of rostroconchs was explained as a competition of this group with the Ordovician bivalves (Pojeta 1979), which are mostly considered similarly to rostroconchs like infaunal burrowers.
Chinese mitten crabs, which are spreading up the coast of Britain, are strong burrowers and can damage banks, dams and other earthworks.
A more sizable number of Net users are burrowers or tunnelers.
On average, month of spawning occurred during mid February, late March, mid April, and mid May for the December, January, February, and March burrowers, respectively.
We found them to be quite reclusive when we had them here because they are burrowers so are quite often underground.
Examination of burrowing behavior showed that smaller individuals are faster burrowers than larger ones.
BBC experts were accused of "cold-blooded killing" as they gave tips on how to prevent lawns being ruined by the underground burrowers.
The ancient burrowers also used tentacles -- as do living species -- to help guide them through their dark world.
Well, another one is that the various creatures are all based on executions the hangmen will simply drop from the ceiling and attempt to choke the life out of you, the burrowers you'll encounter later will pop up out of the ground and attempt to whip you with chains and a particularly gruesome one, studded with syringes which it throws at you, is clearly the lethal injection.
Squids, for example, are not as good burrowers as animals with cavities; nor would they be impressive runners or jumpers on land like skeleton-containing animals.
Next up for the duo is the horror western entitled The Burrowers, with writer/director J.
Despite their ecological and economical importance, few studies have assessed larval settlement and metamorphosis of clams; soft bottom burrowers like Mercenaria mercenaria (Bachelet et al.
But the furry burrowers were scared off by banging when work on the stand started.
Able swimmers, agile climbers and skilled burrowers, there are few places on Earth they have yet to conquer.