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  • Original - Bisons wallow is a shallow depression in the soil, whichis used either wet or dry. Past explanations and current hypotheses suggested for wallowing behavior include grooming behavior associated with shedding, male-male interaction (typically rutting. — “Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Wallowing Behavior of”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This article's citation style may be unclear. The references used may be made clearer Cindy Lee Miller Sheehan (born July 10, 1957) is an American anti-war. — “Cindy Sheehan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A bison wallow is a shallow depression in the soil, either wet or dry. Possible explanations suggested for wallowing behavior include grooming behavior associated with moulting,. — “Bison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • To-day wallowing in luxury, and to-morrow reduced to the coarsest and most homely fare. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • The case is so hopeless, and I feel that I am wallowing in such a bog of nonsense, that I give up all idea of getting out, and abandon myself to my fate. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • But before the Sunday shirt was slipped over the fleecy head, away darted the naked body, to wallow in the sheepskin which formed the parlour rug, whilst the mother walked after, protesting sharply, holding the shirt like a noose, and the father's bronze voice rang out, and the naked child wallowing on its back in the deep sheepskin announced gleefully:... — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • Don’t think I’m only a brute in an officer’s uniform, wallowing in dirt and drink. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • He continued wallowing calmly in the chair . . . "You said so; that's just it; and I am pleased to give you the hint. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • Though not one of the oarsmen was then facing the life and death peril so close to them ahead, yet with their eyes on the intense countenance of the mate in the stern of the boat, they knew that the imminent instant had come; they heard, too, an enormous wallowing sound as of fifty elephants stirring in their litter. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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