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Synonyms for booby

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Synonyms for booby

an ignorant or foolish person

small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both

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"Boobies, Peckers, and Tits: One Man's Naked Perspective" is a terrifically entertaining read from beginning to end in a kind of personal journal that will have immense appeal for bird watchers, naturalists, and anyone else who has ever aspired to march to the sound of a different drum.
Masked boobies do not construct a nest, but eggs are laid directly on the ground.
The nests of masked boobies can be seen on this image by entering the geographical coordinates -07.94536, -14.29904 (degrees and decimals of a degree) into the 'Fly to' location box in Google Earth[TM] and zooming in to an altitude of 500 m.
Full Throttle Clothing will be placing their new "Save the Boobies" ads across the internet and print publications.
The Pacific seabirds called brown boobies lay two eggs but hardly ever fledge more than one chick.
To observe the underchicks, he and his colleagues went to San Pedro Martir in the Sea of Cortez, one of the rare places where brown boobies nest in sync with blue-footed boobies.
Boobies offer a great way to test for persisting effects of winning and losing conflicts, according to Hugh Drummond and Cristina Canales from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City.
A number of other school districts require students to flip the bracelets inside out so the word "boobies" is not visible.
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): When male blue-footed boobies take a yearlong break from sex, they get a brighter shade of blue in their feet the following year, which makes them more attractive to females, says a new study.
The researchers compared fossilized and modern bones and DNA from specimens identified as Tasman and masked boobies.