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Synonyms for suckle

suck milk from the mother's breasts

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Some dogs suckle on their own paws; others use their paws to create a nipple from their bed and suckle on that.
They found that mice who lack a critical gene in the pheromone-detecting region of the nose, called the vomeronasal organ (VNO), were able to locate the mother's nipple and to suckle.
After reading an article on their directly suckling calves he acquired several and now uses them to suckle calves until they reach 150-200 pounds.
Heavyweight Scott Nathan pinned Josh Suckle with 10 seconds remaining to put an exclamation point on the win.
In colonial America, where breast-feeding was the norm, Puritan ministers used what Golden calls the "rhetorical wet nurse" as a trope to rebuke sinful women who shunned their maternal obligations to suckle their infants.
Such findings leave open the possibility that these bats sire and suckle their own offspring, Francis says.
Directed by Raja Gosnell from a screenplay by James Gunn, based on characters created by Hanna Barbera Productions, the film is produced by Charles Roven and Richard Suckle.
The big cat even let the youngster try to suckle her after sparing its life.
They blame me and have told me not to allow him to suckle from the cow anymore.
A Melbourne court heard the boy had complained his Fijian mother had hit him with a belt and wanted him to suckle her breasts during a visit with her last year.
Mrs Roberts said: "We had to skin the foal that had died and put the coat over him, "He was quite greedy and went over to suckle and we initially had to hold her while he suckled.
He now uses goats to suckle calves until they reach 150-200 pounds.
Production begins April 14th on the highly anticipated sequel, which also reunites the original cast with "Scooby-Doo" director Raja Gosnell, screenwriter James Gunn and producers Charles Roven and Richard Suckle of Mosaic Media Group.
The study of 128 mammal species, including humans, shows that brain growth in babies is determined by the duration of pregnancy and how long they suckle.
The tortoiseshell moggy, who has just had a litter of three, even lets Rocky suckle her milk alongside her kittens.