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their cloacae in a sentence

1. They remain in amplexus with their cloacae positioned close together while the female lays the eggs and the male covers them with sperm.

2. An exception is the granular poison frog (Oophaga granulifera) where the male and female place their cloacae in close proximity while facing in opposite directions and then release eggs and sperm simultaneously.

3. Mature adults of some salamander species have "nuptial" glandular tissue in their cloacae, at the base of their tails, on their heads or under their chins.

4. The male then mounts the female, rearing backwards to be able to join their cloacae.

5. Larvae have large caudal fins, which extend from the back of their heads to their tails and to their cloacae.

6. The male then will wrap his tail around her tail, and then will try to bring their cloacae together.

7. Their tails are short or absent, and their cloacae are near the ends of their bodies.

8. Birds that mate using this method touch their cloacae together, in some species for only a few seconds, sufficient time for sperm to be transferred from the male to the female.

9. Copulation takes place after allopreening, the female shaking her head vigorously and the male biting her neck and climbing on her back and waving his wings before joining their cloacae.

10. When males are ready to breed, their cloacae become swollen.

11. A receptive female extends her hind legs and lifts her plastron as the male plants himself on his own extended hind legs as he works to align their cloacae for insertion.

12. They do not often hesitate to strike or bite if handled, and will often expel a foul-smelling musk from their cloacae.

13. The extant genera all possess ink sacs that open into their cloacae from which they can produce a cloud of black ink when threatened (as in many cephalopods).

14. They are difficult to handle and will writhe, defecate, and release a foul-smelling musk from their cloacae.

15. A male will wander through a gathering of females, sniffing their cloacae and tasting their urine.

16. Tuataras must use their cloacae for reproduction.

17. Eumenichthys is one of three lampriform genera known to possess ink tubes, allowing them to expel a black fluid from their cloacae as a defense against predators.

18. The "cloacal kiss" would only be possible through "backwards mating", wherein the male and female approached each other backwards and joined their cloacae with their tails flexed sideways, and movement of the legs would allow individuals of different sizes to mate this way.

19. Female salamanders and newts, most notably Triturus vulgaris, possess sperm-storage glands called spermathecae in the walls of their cloacae.