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predator

(prĕd′ə-tər, -tôr′)
n.
An organism that lives by preying on other organisms.
Public safety See Sexual predator
Zoology An animal that preys upon and consumes other animals for its sustenance

predator

any animal that lives by preying on other animals from (usually) a lower TROPHIC LEVEL.

predator

an animal that derives its life support by predation.
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In the Philippines, the Predator League 2018 eliminations saw the participation of 127 registered teams.
Ms Wagner says there are many great examples of people working together to protect native species through predator control around Christchurch, on Banks Peninsula and in Canterbury.
The design of the Predator Orion 9000 series feature a black-and-silver spacecraft-like exterior with customisable RGB lighting along the sides of the front bezel.
Predator also unveiled its new gaming tablet and projector combo with the Predator 8 Tablet and Z650 Projector.
Result of Forward Stepwise of Explanatory Environment Variable in the CCA of ground-dwelling predator communities in wheat field during 2009-2012 in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of northwest China.
The Predator Z650 is a gaming projector that uses short-throw technology, which will allow users to project a 100-inch image from just 1.
We also found embryos exposed to the predator smell hatched out at a smaller size than those kept in predator-free conditions.
For example, prey can learn to avoid predators based on experience from previous exposure to that predator (Miller and others 1990; Mathis and Smith 1993; Wisenden 2003), or from watching other conspecifics respond with avoidance to a specific predator or predator stimulus (Griffin 2004; Ferrari and others 2007a).
A bulk of this section covers what Trout calls the predator face.
Before this, no one had tracked effects of predator sounds during an entire bird breeding season, Martin says.
The two groups were separated so that while the dragonflies could see and smell their predators, the predators could not actually eat them.
From the tropics up to the arctic, from the oceans to the higher mountains, regardless of the ecosystem we're seeing that the presence or the absence of these apex predators can be extremely important.