For example:

Snow leopards, another mammal with a relatively large tail, are also known to [...]

Edit: changed from big cat to mammal to emphasise that it's a definition, not a noun.

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    No. That looks wrong. I don't know what you are trying to do. Are you giving a series of definitions? What came before this? Oct 5, 2015 at 23:01
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    Try "The snow leopard, another big cat . . ."
    – Robusto
    Oct 5, 2015 at 23:04
  • Thanks. Before I write about how few large animals have proportionately large tails (compared to small animals), however cheetahs are thought to use their large tails for maneuverability. So I want to mention that snow-leopards also have relatively large tails compared to other big cats (big cats being a classification of felids including lions, tigers etc.)
    – Steve Heim
    Oct 5, 2015 at 23:10
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    It sounds cleaner if introduced in the singular. Saying it as "The snow leopard, another mammal with a relatively large tail, are also known ton [...]" sounds cleaner. When I think big tail, I think of T-rex, Alligators, and Kangaroos. Compared to them the snow leopard has a long skinny tail. Oct 6, 2015 at 2:43
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    @EngrStudent: no that's not cleaner because you've introduced a number disagreement "The snow leopard are..." ("are" should be changed to "Is").
    – mgkrebbs
    Oct 6, 2015 at 18:51

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I would clarify what the snow leopard is being compared to (you said, "another mammal with a relatively large tail"). The sentence by itself does not make very much sense. It would be helpful if you could include some context.

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