Atop the canopy, about 50 wood storks--a threatened species-resume their humped poses, calmly tucking their scaly, saurian
necks against white breasts.
Which group of animals are described by the word saurian
scattered her dainty saurian
footprints across the landscape of ash left
BEING SOMEWHAT OF AN ODDBALL and lifelong science fiction nerd, I have always been fascinated by the replicators aboard the Star Ship Enterprise where the computer would spit out everything from a hot cup of Earl Gray tea to Saurian
brandy and banana splits.
I could almost fancy myself in some primeval forest of Calamites, and if some gigantic Saurian
had suddenly appeared, crushing its way among the succulent stems, my surprise could hardly have been increased.
Not good, as the giant saurian
visitor sets about being a dinosaur in close proximity to items which are allergic to being stepped on and eaten.
Wryly superimposing Genesis and paleontology, Thoreau infuses Estabrook's fields with "the scent the earth yielded in the saurian
period, before man was created and fell" in another passage in the same journal entry of 24 September (JXII:346).
may have reached 49 feet in length; nonetheless its brain was not in excess of 3 inches," study researcher Fabien Knoll, a paleontologist at Spain's National Museum of Natural Sciences, said.
Graphically, Loi is perceived by his victim as a non-human being with serpentine physical features, a saurian
symbol of satanic defiance and blind power.
heads and necks peered out of wing armchairs, looking at the young man in the doorway with automatic approval his uniform evoked, and then--or was he perhaps being oversensitive?--with a slight ambivalence, a growing doubt, as they worked out what the blue badge on his tunic meant.
As alligator wrestlers, the Bigtrees demonstrate mastery over chaos, control over saurian
embodiments of the vortex and the abyss.