carnivory


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carnivory

(kɑːˈnɪvərɪ)
n
the eating of animal flesh
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Lima-de-Faria analyzes at the molecular level luminescence, vision, regeneration, flight, plant carnivory, mental ability, placenta, and penis to demonstrate how a given property re-emerges time and again, suddenly appears in the simplest as well as most complex organisms, occurs suddenly in organisms not closely related phylogenetically, resurfaces without previous announcements, and appears ready-made as a surprise to the organism.
Like most other predation, carnivory involves one organism capturing and eating another.
Results of Ley et al [31] indicated that both host diet and phylogeny influence bacterial diversity, which increased from carnivory to omnivory and then to herbivory.
The sea urchins belonging to the genus Arhacia are thought to be not only omnivorous but with tendency to carnivory (Vasquez et al.
Hominid carnivory and foraging strategies, and the socioeconomic function of early archaeological sites.
Effects on zooplankton and conductivity on tropical Utricularia foliosa investment in carnivory.
27) Botanical carnivory occurs in a mixed group of flowering plants forming a common "ecological niche" with nearly 600 species distributed today on every continent except Antarctica.
Brycon fish have an ontogenetic diet, where in the juvenile stage they are generally omnivorous with a tendency to carnivory (Ceccarelli & Senhorini, 1996), and in adulthood are omnivorous with a tendency to frugivory (Blanco-Parra & Bejarano-Rodriguez, 2006; Albrecht et al.
Utricularia carnivory revisited: plants supply photosynthetic carbon to traps.