What is another word for turtle-necks?

94 synonyms found


[ tˈɜːtə͡lnˈɛks], [ tˈɜːtə‍lnˈɛks], [ t_ˈɜː_t_əl_n_ˈɛ_k_s]

How to use "Turtle-necks" in context?

In the animal kingdom, creatures with unusual necks are not unheard of. Amongst these creatures are the turtle-necks. These animals get their name from the way their necks curve inward, resembling that of a turtle.

Some of the best known turtle-necks are the platypus and the beaver. Platypuses are native to Australia and share some common features with the turtle-necks, including their curved necks. Beaver are some of the largest rodents in the world and their neck is also well-defended against predators.

The turtle-neck is not just found in the animal kingdom.

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