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bait

a preparation containing a palatable food substance such as raw meat, carrot or bran and a pharmaceutical or poisonous substance. The purpose is to introduce the medicament or poison into the unsuspecting animal.
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The fact that the State of Alaska is offering these baited brown bear hunts in these predator control units changes the game for bowhunters.
At water temperatures generally ranging from 10-16[degrees]C, traps baited with shad caught more crawfish and had the highest bait margin.
Another reason is that I'm not sure fish are as aggressive over a baited spot.
Traps baited with baits 1 and 2 had a significantly lower CPUE compared with traps baited with natural baits, whereas traps baited with baits 3 and 4 had a significantly higher CPUE compared with traps baited with natural bait.
However, the researchers noted that sows with cubs rarely visited bait sites, and they found that the body weights of sows on both baited and unbaited areas were similar.
multilocularis prevalence in the intermediate host Arvicola terrestris also decreased significantly in baited areas.
All 15 snakes given mice baited with acetaminophen-free tablets survived the test.