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Prehensile Tail Definition: Examples, In a Sentence…

pre·hen·sile tail / pre.hen.sill tayl

tails especially suited for grasping things and holding on.

prehensile tail in a sentence: Monkeys use their prehensile tails for swinging through the trees

examples of prehensile tails in nature: most monkeys, emerald tree boas

see also: arboreal

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