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Markings

Marking

The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or colouring; as, the marking of a birds plumage. Marking ink, indelible ink, because used in marking linen.

(Science: botany) marking nut, the nut of the Semecarpus anacardium, an East indian tree. The shell of the nut yields a blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth, and an oil prepared from it is used for rheumatism.


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Re: Are these wolves or coyotes?

You probably already know this, but there are a couple of unreliable "tells" at work - more distinctive markings on the face, more robust body, less bushy tail for the wolves. It's hard to get a size from the pictures, so that's not too useful. It LOOKS more like a wolf, ...

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by Darby
Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:17 pm
 
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Topic: Are these wolves or coyotes?
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Please check my answers.

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by moondisyko
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:00 pm
 
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Which animal is this?

Ah, WildFacts is likely correct, looking more closely at the markings on the side... The adult form is beautiful by the way!

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by dslivinski
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:59 pm
 
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Topic: Which animal is this?
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Re: Which animal is this?

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by dslivinski
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:55 pm
 
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help i.d a gastropod

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Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:16 pm
 
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