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Variety of bill modifications Specialisations of the windpipe Respiratory
adaptations for diving Controversies of evolutionary ranking. predation does not
unbalance population dynamics, which are, after all, geared to a high rate of loss
in the ...
Family Rostratulidae (painted snipe) Small birds with cryptically patterned
plumage, long slender bill, and moderately long legs. Female larger and brighter
than male. Occipital foramina present; sternum narrow, with single pair of notches
A typical "trade bill" used in connection with an inland or an export sale serves as
an example of this: the seller, according to a clause of the contract of sale, may
draw a bill on the buyer (that is, prepare a "promise to pay" that the buyer must ...
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