carnivory


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carnivory

(kɑːˈnɪvərɪ)
n
the eating of animal flesh
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Wurgaft's own interior debates about the ethics of carnivory, issues of global food security and sustainability, and the very definition and meaning of food are provocative.
Other cranial traits have been associated with carnivory, not only in bats but also in saber-tooth cats (Emerson & Radinsky, 1980).
2018: Carnivory maintains cranial dimorphism between males and females: evidence for niche divergence in extant Musteloidea.
2F) suggests "chopsticks mode" carnivory (Boxshall 1985) could occur as well.
Interesting as well is the treatise on "why" carnivory in plants has developed across so many distinct evolutionary lines.
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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.
Complementary food resources of carnivory and frugivory affect local abundance of an omnivorous carnivore.--Oikos 126: 369-380.
Specific studies have shown that different didelphid species present different variants of an omnivorous diet, with varying levels of frugivory, carnivory or insectivory (Fonseca et al.
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.