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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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Engrossing and elegant, Feast Day of the Cannibals captures America's kaleidoscopic spirit during a tumultuous, rapacious era.
On Dec.15, a jury in Brazil's northeastern city of Recife found the three guilty of murdering two women, Gisele Helena da Silva, 31, and Alexandra Falcao da Silva, 20, inside their home in February and March 2012. This is the second murder conviction for the cannibal family.
It was the first report of crooks known as 'Corsa Cannibals' targeting a car in the area.
You might consider the security drive or space Acting Sutherland Detectives in Bedfordshire said in 2015 they believed the 'Corsa Cannibals' were part of an organised crime network likely to be making huge profits.
After on-boarding a lengthy new hire orientation, the human resource director of the company congratulated the cannibals and said, "Welcome to the company, here we treat each other as family.
Packaged within a single volume of Einaudi's trend-setting series Stile libero, Gioventu cannibale collected the scattered voices of young authors into one clear prophetic message of "undici sfrenati, intemperanti, cavalieri dell'Apocalisse formato splatter nei reparti pieni di ogni ben di Dio del supermarket Italia." (1) The anthology's first-time gathering of the Young Cannibals' voices served to codify an emerging literary phenomenon that blended noir and pulp fiction.
It would now appear it is something of a national problem with thieves even being called 'Corsa Cannibals' or 'Vauxhall Cannibals.'.
There are cannibals here, to be sure, including one OTT scene that fully justifies the '18' rating -- but the Greek title is a bit reductive, because there's more going on in this twisted, outrageous movie.
The Sparkhill-born 53 yearold returned to Birmingham in 1984 to start the band Fine Young Cannibals with two former members of The Beat, Andy Cox and Dave Steele.
Birmingham is where he was born - one of five children to a carpenter father and union worker mother - while Hull is where he moved to, Gateshead is across the river from where Fine Young Cannibals got their break on The Tube and London is where he now lives.