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Fun: What is the use of tail in animals?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 11 Dec '12 05:32 pm
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Animal tails are used in a variety of ways. They provide a source of locomotion for fish and some other forms of marine life. Many land animals use their tails to brush away flies and other biting insects. Some species, including cats and kangaroos, use their tails for balance; and some, such as New World monkeys and opossums, have what are known as prehensile tails, which are adapted to allow them to grasp tree branches.
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 11 Dec '12 06:03 pm

 
  
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Think about some animals who have tails, and some ways those animals might use their tails. Fish, for example, swish their tails back and forth to move through the water. Cats and squirrels use their tails for movement in a different way: The tails of these animals help them with balance! Dogs are well-known to use their tails for communication their tails can tell you things like when they are happy (wagging tail) or sad (tail is down). Foxes sometimes use their tails for extra warmth by covering up their bodies with their tails!

Some other animals with tails use them for protection or self-defense, like kangaroos and crocodiles who can hit an attacker very hard with the strength of their tails, or porcupines who can use their quills. Monkeys also have a special use for their tails. If youve ever seen monkeys on TV or at the zoo, then you might already know that monkeys use their tails to help them grab onto things and climb up trees!
Answered by Psycho, 11 Dec '12 05:36 pm

 
  
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Horse uses it to punch a kick (even fatal) whoever touches its tail!
Answered by dinkar shetty, 12 Dec '12 08:11 am

 
  
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Different animals have tails for different reasons. What may help one animal may not be the purpose of another animal's tail.

Dogs and cats use their tails as one sign of emotion and communication. Body language is very important in the canine and feline world, and the wrong sign can cause a bad reaction. A ducked tail usually means fear, whereas an erect tail shows confidence.
Source: Read more :- http://whitney05.hubpages.com/hub/Why_Do_Animals_Have_tails
Answered by anantharaman, 11 Dec '12 08:14 pm

 
  
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Fun answer:- do do away with the flies
Answered by ajit kulkarni, 11 Dec '12 05:51 pm

 
  
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To show loyality
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 11 Dec '12 05:45 pm

 
  
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That is the only piece nature has given to hide their modesty...
and clean up a place before they take their royal seat...
wag or swing to show their annoyance or pleasure....
so quite useful to them and for their audience too !
Answered by prasoon, 11 Dec '12 05:36 pm

 
  
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To know and understand these are animal..........lolzz
Answered by ronak zabi, 11 Dec '12 05:35 pm

 
  
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Jindagi bhar hitale taho, magar kuchh bhi nehin aayega bahar.
Answered by masquto, 11 Dec '12 05:34 pm

 
  
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To clean their sitting place :D
Answered by harpreet, 11 Dec '12 05:33 pm

 
  
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