The tail is the section at the rear end o an ainimal's body; in general, the term refers tae a distinct, flexible appendage tae the torso. It is the pairt o the body that corresponds roughly tae the sacrum an coccyx in mammals, reptiles, an birds. While tails are primarily a featur o vertebrates, some invertebrates includin scorpions an springtails, as well as snails an slugs, hae tail-lik appendages that are sometimes referred tae as tails.

A lion's tail