They live among reeds and long fuci, to which they cling with prehensile tails.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
It lives on fruit, roots, and insects, and, aided by its prehensile tail, climbs trees with great skill.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
THE PREHENSILE TAILED COENDOU.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886" by Various
What is wanted is the comprehensive hand, and not the prehensile tail.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
The Colombian ape's toes are prehensile.
"The Mind Master" by Arthur J. Burks
Tentacle-like protrusions of various size and length seemed to serve as the sensory and prehensile organs.
"High Dragon Bump" by Don Thompson
The monster toppled, and flung out its prehensile lizard claws in an instinctive effort to catch itself.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The male possesses the prehensile organs and the superior strength.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
The prehensile antennae of the larva will presently be described under the male.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
The hand itself was a foot and a half broad, with a prehensile thumb at either side.
"The Enormous Room" by Horace Leonard Gold
The grape is swart, the avenues dusky and tendrilled, subtly
But we, as we start awake, clutch at our vistas democratic,
boulevards, tram-cars, policemen.
Give us our own back
Let us go to the soda-fountain, to get sober.
"Grapes" by D H Lawrence
It can also use its long, prehensile tail to keep its balance.
The brown- spider monkey , Ateles hybridus, is known for its long, slender limbs, prehensile tail, and tree-dwelling lifestyle.
The brown-spider monkey, Ateles hybridus, is known for its long, slender limbs, prehensile tail, and tree-dwelling lifestyle.
Creatures about the size of a grain of salt could apparently ride winged insects by using prehensile antennas, researchers say.
Possums have 50 teeth, more than any other land mammal in the US They also have prehensile tails.