Body Length

  • (noun): The length of your body.

Some articles on body length, body lengths, body, length:

Phalangodidae - Description
... Body length ranges from less than 1 mm to about 3 mm (0.12 in) ... While some species have legs eight times the body length, others have shorter legs of about twice the body length ...
Ian Thorpe - World Record Breaking Phase - 2001 World Aquatics Championships
800 m final, he shadowed Hackett for the first 750 m, staying within a body length ... He then broke clear to win by a body length, lowering his world record by over two seconds ... Thorpe pulled even at the 150 m mark and then broke away towards the finishing wall two body lengths clear ...
Phaeacius - Feeding and Defence
... Phaeacius and other spartaeines do not leap on prey, but lunge from about half the predator's body length away ... move around an inactive Phaeacius, or even over its body or legs ... lunges extremely quickly, driving its body upward 2 to 3 millimetres (0.079 to 0.12 in) and forward about half the length of its body ...
Steppe Polecat - Description
... in general appearance, proportions and habits, though its body seems somewhat more elongated, due to its shorter guard hairs ... is short, constituting a third of its body length ... Males measure 320–562 mm in body length, while females measure 290–520 mm ...
Ancylometes
... With a typical body length of 1.5 to 4 cm (0.59 to 1.6 in), Ancylometes are among the largest araneomorph spiders (tarantulas and allies are mygalomorphs) and ... rufus where females have a body length of up to 5 cm (2.0 in) and a leg span up to 12 cm (4.7 in), while males grow up to 3 cm (1.2 in) in body length, but with ...

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    He thought he saw an Elephant,
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