Examples of beak in a Sentence
the beak of a hawk
an actor with a big beak
Recent Examples of beak from the Web
With bobbing movements and sharp juts of its beak, the rooster snips as the venomous snake writhes in front of it.
As for its diet, this new penguin species was likely a fish eater and sported very long, spear-like beaks.
In the developing embryo, the beak originates near the caruncle and then gradually expands backward.
Knife sets seem to tack on things like kitchen shears, historically terrible steak knives, and bird’s beak paring knives in order to give you more bang for your buck.
The study's authors have also been able to piece together that, unlike the penguin of today, the ancient bird's beak was longer, Mayr said.
Think of a woodpecker’s skull and beak, the protective way a fish’s scales overlap, or the thick rind that keeps a falling fruit from breaking open.
But cables left with their ends exposed have become a favorite of the birds, who use them to help wear down their ever-growing beaks.
The rooster pushes the cobra away from the other chickens, sometimes dropping and pecking at it and sometimes running with the snake dangling from its beak.
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