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This time an immature male with a stick engaged a male a year older, without a stick. The youngster stabbed twice at his attacker, wounding him in the leg; the older male turned and fled. All stared at this new upset in the rank order, impossible in the stable hierarchy before Yellowtip and his stick. au 92 CHANDOS S T RGET S T LEONARDS NS W 2065 23 152 × 230 The Genesis Chronicles The ensuing days were hard on Yellowtip. Youth was both his handicap and his advantage; his dominating erect height and his ever-present stick more than compensated.

Or could she? Dawn revealed the changes which had occurred overnight. Longsight descended with Groomer from their nest. Together they drank at the stream. au 92 CHANDOS S T RGET S T LEONARDS NS W 2065 45 152 × 230 The Genesis Chronicles combing his hair, concentrating on his face and head. They were behaving like a consort pair, as if Groomer was in oestrus. When Longsight began moving to the creek where they would feed, Groomer walked closely beside him. There were clear signs of discontent from the dominant females, but none would dare threaten the upstart in the immediate presence of the Alpha.

Juvenile females walked erect most of the time. The younger animals, who had always walked upright, were much more agile and adept at handling their sticks than their elders. au 92 CHANDOS S T RGET S T LEONARDS NS W 2065 28 152 × 230 The Beginning breaking it, but allowing the male to escape serious harm. The troop fled, leaving the bkg cat dying, unable to regain the trees. The search for good, straight sticks became an imperative. A new find would be examined painstakingly by the finder. There were always others waiting eagerly in the wings to seize a discarded stick, should it prove superior to their own.

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