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  • As he slept, his body changed and when he woke up, he had turned into a beautiful blue-tailed dragonfly with broad wings and a slender body designed for flying.

    Karen Talavera: Do You Know Who You Really Are, and Are You Living as if You Believe it?

  • Full of rattlesnakes, blue-tailed lizards, and beer-drinking rednecks.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • Ten different dragonflies were recorded, and successful photographs were taken of the rare emerald and the tiny but attractive blue-tailed damselfly.

    Country diary: Loch Bran

  • According to Stattersfield et al. this ecoregion falls within the North Central American Pacific slope Endemic Bird Area with four restricted range species three of which are endemic including the white-bellied chachalaca (Ortalis leucogastra), the blue-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia cyanura) and the giant wren (Campylorhynchus chiapensis).

    Central American dry forests

  • We pass blue-tailed lizards, their fat bodies warming on the rocks.

    Non-Self: Light, Dark

  • (And yes, once I figured out we were dealing with only one mouse, and that I had effectively blocked it from ever returning to the inside of our home, I actually did contemplate setting the live trap in the park to see if I could catch a blue-tailed mouse and bring it back to its home turf in our garden.)

    grouse Diary Entry

  • The beautiful blue-tailed species so abundant in Ke was not seen here.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • No. We'll be back and when we return, you are going to meet a ten wreck, a red tail hork, a blue-tailed skink, bugs, like scorpions, spiders and cockaroaches.

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2002

  • In tight nankeen britches and a long blue-tailed coat,

    Cawsand Bay

  • There was still a drawing on the tower door of the devil, red-bodied, blue-tailed and wearing a yellow spiked pickelhaube helmet.

    Operation Sea Lion

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