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1. Formed into whiskers; furnished with whiskers; having or wearing whiskers. Our forefathers, a grave, whiskered race. (Cowper)

2. (Science: zoology) Having elongated hairs, feathers, or bristles on the cheeks. The whiskered vermin race. (Grainger)

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Re: What are your country's endemic animals?

... 17 endemic bird species and another 60 endemic subspecies of Taiwan have been identified: among them are: Yellow Tit – Parus holsti Seebohm White-whiskered Laughingthrush – Garrulax morrisonianus (Ogilvie-Grant) White-eared Sibia – Heterophasia auricularis (Swinhoe) Taiwan Yuhina – Yuhina brunneiceps ...

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by Mickey56
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:44 am
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Topic: What are your country's endemic animals?
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