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  • Such a force or acceleration usually has a greater effect than a lower force applied over a proportionally longer time period of time.
  • The legs are proportionally longer and larger in the joints than those of the full-grown animal. Cited from The Extermination of the American Bison, by William T. Hornaday
  • As the animal grew, its eyes became proportionally smaller and its snout proportionally longer.
  • However, it had roughly the same neck length as Thalassomedon because the latter has proportionally longer vertebrae.
  • The neck was proportionally longer than in most other prosauropods, with the foremost cervicals being four times the length of their width.
  • Juvenile Raptors display morphological differences such as the arms, which were proportionally longer than those of adults.
  • It also has more sharply angulated sutures between its parietals, and the parietals are also proportionally longer.
  • For instance, the arms of the younger specimens were proportionally longer than those of the adults, a possible indication of difference in behavior between young and adults.
  • The hind limbs of the dog and horse have a slightly greater mass than the forelimbs, whereas the elephant has proportionally longer limbs.
  • From this point our progress became slower, and the waits between stations proportionally longer, until at last we reached a small village, where, according to our train orders, we should stop long enough to water horses. Cited from The Fifth Leicestershire, by J.D. Hills
  • Mathews stated that the legs and bill were shorter than those of the mainland emu, yet the toes were nearly of equal length, and therefore proportionally longer.
  • The legs of all storm petrels are proportionally longer than those of other Procellariiformes, but they are very weak and unable to support the bird's weight for more than a few steps.
  • Pony foals are proportionally smaller than adults, but like horse foals, are slimmer and proportionally longer-legged than their adult parents.
  • The sexes are similar, although the male is larger, with a proportionally longer bill and neck; in fact the largest females are barely as large as the smallest males.
  • The Eurystomus vary from the other genus of rollers, Coracias in having proportionally longer wings and shorter legs.
  • Albertosaurus and Gorgosaurus share proportionally longer and lower skulls than Daspletosaurus and other tyrannosaurids.
  • It is suggested that fruit bats compensate for this by possessing a proportionally longer intestine compared to insectivorous species.
  • The pups measure long at birth, relatively larger than the young of the shortfin mako, and have proportionally longer heads and pectoral fins than the adults.
  • However, the "Archbishop" shows significant differences including a unique vertebral morphology and a proportionally longer neck, that indicates it is a different, previously unknown genus and species.
  • While logic would suggest that, all other things being equal, riders with shorter legs should use proportionally shorter cranks and those with longer legs should use proportionally longer cranks, this is not universally accepted.
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