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moving as on a slippery surface


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It was a strange day for this garda when he had to step in to coax the reptile that was slithering around Mary Street.
In London- based Faiza Butt's My Love Plays in Heavenly Ways- 1- 2- 3 , the artist depicts her young sons fighting make- believe dragons made of blankets slithering on their beds.
Those who thought the Winter Olympics were all about slithering rapidly across ice or snow wearing a condom or sequins, might be reassured by the more culturally refined caperings of this year's Snow Show staged in the Italian alpine resort of Sestriere, as an adjunct to (and possibly distraction from) the Games.
Nicknamed the Frankenfish, the snakehead is capable of breathing air, slithering over land, and surviving three days outside the water, magnifying its ability to move from one habitat to another.
His last full-length work Opus Cactus, which explored desert terrain and features four men as one slithering lizard, will also be performed during the season.
Adding slight side-to-side or up-and-down vibrations led to a buckling of the gel, resulting in snakelike slithering or inchwormlike motion, respectively.
Along with stories of a large octopus slithering through a two-inch pipe and elephants unlocking cages and switching places in the night, he looks at games animals make up, tools they use, aggression with weapons; their ability to deceive, their cooperation with their caretakers and other animals, participation in the arts and sciences, and communication with people and each other.
Instead, the six big new abstract paintings served up basics--Reed's slithering painterly gesturalism, complemented by deft variations of format and palette, and the occasional comic grace note.
The bizarreness of slithering around on-screen is rivaled only by the actor's reality.
West Mercia Police said the brightly-coloured reptile went missing from a home in Willow Street, Ellesmere, Shropshire, between 4am and 5am after pushing the lid off its tank and slithering through an open window.
Starting out with an abstract rendering of the bang itself, the visual motif of this odyssey is of a series of heads (reptilian, mammalian and human) emerging in slithering succession from the collar of a man's suit.
Beatson's almost sideways leap two out took out Brave Dream, who had looked the likelier winner at that stage, resulting in the seven-year-old Commanche Court gelding slithering into the turf.
Slithering "snakebots" could assist NASA astronauts with their duties on the International Space Station by bringing tools and dragging equipment to specific job locations.
By not letting through requests that do not conform to the RFC standards for URLs, the e-Gap System ensures that Code Red II Worm has no chance of slithering through," said Joseph Steinberg, Whale's director of technical services.