In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They often carry their prey in their bill, unlike other birds of prey that carry their prey in their talons.
- She dropped her staff as she felt its talons clawing at her cheek.
- Unlike birds of prey, the talons of Old World vultures are relatively weak and unsuitable as weapons of attack.
- The thumb and toe claws have an extra talon, which is unique in bats.
- Another loophole would permit hounds to drive hares into the talons of birds of prey.
- Fingernails, horns, claws, talons and hooves are special growths of the outer skin or epidermis.
- It was a hawk or eagle or some other bird of prey, with wings spread and talons outstretched.
- She turned around to face a gigantic brown bird with talons three times the size of her hand and a wingspan of at least ten feet.
- The scientist watches as eagles dive into the river, emerging laboriously moments later with silver salmon firmly in their talons.
- Their feet were clawed with talons, very sharp and powerful.
- The pound and scrape of feet, claws, and metal talons was deafening.
- There was a loud screech on the door as its large talons clawed at the steel.
- Its body was in the shape of a bear, but its claws were like the talons of a hawk, or eagle.
- The guards inspected the ship as it hovered over the floor and extended three landing claws, which gripped the concrete floor and scratched at them like a massive bird's talons.
- They drop down on prey and capture it in their talons.
- They patrol low over the ground, or hover high over a field, watching for movement, then swooping down, talons first, to grab prey.
- The pair may grasp beaks, interlocking talons while spiraling toward the ground.
- They dive from above to grab their prey out of the air with their strong talons.
- They look like the brightly colored talons of some exotic bird.
- They catch their prey in their talons and can even snatch flying insects from mid-air.
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