Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having red feet: as, the red-footed douroucouli, Nyctipithecus rufipes.

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Examples

  • Another activity teaches kids about the feeding habits of red-footed tortoises (Their favorite meal: cat food and worms.)

    Sun, Sand Surf and a Pop Quiz

  • Robber fly possibly Promachus rufipes, red-footed cannibalfly eating a wasp that it has caught in flight, by Nicholas Plummer.

    And the winner is... - The Panda's Thumb

  • She is out of the car, hopping red-footed through the snow until he picks her up in his arms.

    Healer

  • Major seabird and waterbird colonies include those of red-footed booby Sula sula (3,000-4,000 individuals) on Half Moon Caye, brown booby Sula leucogaster on Man O'War Caye, and common noddy Anous stolidus on Glover's Reef.

    Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, Belize

  • Similar pressures may be threatening the breeding colonies of red-footed booby of Half-Moon Caye, and of common noddy of Glover's Reef.

    Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, Belize

  • Aldabra is the main breeding site in the Indian Ocean for red-tailed tropic bird Phaethon rubricauda, red-footed booby Sula Sula, greater frigatebird Fregata minor and lesser frigatebird F. ariel.

    Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles

  • Only the uninhabitated North Keeling Island supports significant tracts of tall and strand forest and has relatively large populations of the endangered buff-banded rail, red-footed boobies (Sula sula) and native land crabs.

    Christmas and Cocos Islands tropical forests

  • The mammal fauna of the forests and forest margins includes yellow baboon (Papio cynocephalus), red-footed squirrel (Funiscurius pyrrhopus), blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola), and bushpig (Potamochoerus porcus), but has been severely reduced through hunting.

    Angolan montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • The dominant garlic pear tree is a favored roost of the magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens, the most abundant seabird on the island (11,800 birds in 2001-2002) and of brown pelicans (200) and red-footed boobies Sula sula rubripes (200 birds).

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico

  • Important populations of red-footed booby (Sula sula) inhabit Chagos.

    Maldives-Lakshadweep-Chagos Archipelago tropical moist forests

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