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cannibal

An animal who eats another of the same species. The term has been extended from its original use, which was confined to humans, to include all animals who feed on each other. From Canibales, the Spanish name for the Carib tribe of the West Indies who practised cannibalism.
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The cannibal case reached the court, and Mbatha was sentenced to life imprisonment, along with another man identified as Lungisani Magubane, 32.
The cannibals lured young people to their house by offering them work as a nanny, before murdering them and feasting on their dead bodies in a "purification" ritual.
The bumper, lights and number plate had been taken by one or more 'Corsa Cannibals' who also smashed a passenger-side window to free and take the bonnet.
Employee of the Month Award !-- --I remember featuring this old story in one of my earlier books but here it is for your pleasure.A large business organization recently hired several cannibals.
The pair were arrested after a mobile phone was found with cannibal selfies in Krasnodar city, south-western Russia, where the couple worked at a military academy.
Comic deformation is the narrative strategy that allows the Cannibal writers to twist realism into estranged realism.
Meanwhile, large numbers of spindly cannibal spiders have been invading homes across the country.
The Greek title for this super-gory adventure is admirably brief and to-the-point: Cannibals .
E rose to fame singing with the Fine Young Cannibals.
The musician, who plays trumpet and bass for the award-winning band, has not turned to human flesh but he has scored the musical Cannibal Women of Mars, where it is very much on the menu, both musically and lyrically.
London: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been dubbed a "cannibal" by British media after his shameful bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in a Premier League match on Sunday.