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An index of tropes dealing with the tail, a staple appendage of most animals.


  • Attack the Tail: Attacking the tail for extra damage.
  • Beware My Stinger Tail: A tail with something dangerous on it.
  • Cartoony Tail: Animals with unrealistic tails.
  • Human Furniture Is a Pain in the Tail: Different species have different needs when it comes to what they sit on.
  • Inexplicably Tailless: Animal species that are supposed to have tails but are drawn without them for some reason.
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  • Multiple-Tailed Beast: Characters or creatures with more than one tail.
  • Peacock Girl: A human, or humanoid, with a peacock tail or wearing a bunch of feathers arranged as though it was a peacock tail.
  • Power Cord Tail: A power cord for a tail, or a tail that can function as a power cord.
  • Prehensile Tail: A tail that can be used for grabbing, grasping, seizing, or taking hold of something.
  • Tailfin Walking: A cetacean, fish, or pinniped walking upright on its tailfins.
  • Tail Slap: Flailing or whipping with a tail.


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