Q: Is tail the section at the rear end of an animal's body? ¶
A: Yes, in general, the term refers to a distinct, flexible appendage to the torso.
Q: Are tails primarily a feature of vertebrates? ¶
A: Yes, and some invertebrates including scorpions and springtails, as well as snails and slugs, have tail-like appendages that are sometimes referred to as tails.
Q: Are tails also used for social signaling? ¶
Q: Are tails armored? ¶
A: Yes, and some, such as those of scorpions, contain venom.
Q: Is tail absorbed by the growing body? ¶
Q: Are tails used in a variety of ways? ¶