found dead

found dead

a classification that means that the animal was found dead but may not have been attended for some time. It signifies that no signs of illness were observed—a very different category from sudden death.
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Three other insects (a Cincindela, like hybrida, a Cymindis, and a Harpalus, which all live on muddy flats occasionally overflowed by the sea), and one other found dead on the plain, complete the list of the beetles.
Bartholomew Sholto, of Pondicherry Lodge, Upper Norwood, was found dead in his room under circumstances which point to foul play.
He was awakened early on the following morning, after passing a restless and nearly sleepless night, by his orderly, who came to report that a man was found dead on the parade, at no great distance from his quarters.
The stranger smiled at this story, and Jones burst into a loud fit of laughter; upon which Partridge cried, "Ay, you may laugh, sir; and so did some others, particularly a squire, who is thought to be no better than an atheist; who, forsooth, because there was a calf with a white face found dead in the same lane the next morning, would fain have it that the battle was between Frank and that, as if a calf would set upon a man.
I suppose Carroll has told you that Donnithorne was found dead in his bed this morning.
I turned back, when my 'art was full of prayers that I might crawl to the old door-step, in the night, kiss it, lay my wicked face upon it, and theer be found dead in the morning.
An hour before this man was found dead, she called at the hotel, left no name, but went upstairs to Mr.
No, he wasn't hurt, I believe, for the horse was found dead, and Dunsey must have walked off.
Mharie Kissell's partner Darryl Fitch, 43, was found dead face down in a river after suffering a brutal attack while camping with a pal.
AFTER Chandigarh, bird flu scare has gripped neighbouring cities in Haryana and Punjab, especially since hundreds of crows, 300 according to unconfirmed reports, have been found dead in Bagiyadi village in Taran- Taran district of Punjab.
The site claimed that the actor was found dead at his Manhattan apartment.
A MAN has been found dead in a car discovered at the bottom of cliffs.