a small, inshore shark, Triakis semifasciata, having distinctive black markings across the back, inhabiting Pacific coastal waters from Oregon through California.
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A Smack Of Jellyfish And Other Strange Animal GroupsWhat do hunting and sexual desires have in common? We could point to several things, but from a linguistic point of view, we’re referring to the archaic word venery, which means both hunting (from the Latin venor) and sexual desire (from Latin veneria, referring to Venus). Strangely, terms of venery is a collective noun that means a group of animals. And, many of these animal …
- leopard lily,
- leopard lizard,
- leopard moth,
- leopard retina,
- leopard seal,
- leopardi, giacomo,
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