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carnivory

Consumption of animal flesh; meat-eatery.
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Jobson RW Morris EC and Burgin S (2000) Carnivory and nitrogen supply affect the growth of the bladderwort Utricularia uliginosa.
For instance, for interactors A and B, a + - interaction (here termed "predation" [see Lubchenco 1979], a general term that includes carnivory, herbivory, and parasitism) involves A having a negative effect on B and B having a positive effect on A.
A wolf in sheep's clothing; carnivory in dominant sea urchins in the Mediterranean.
Carnivory is positively correlated with latitude among omnivorous mammals: evidence from brown bears, badgers and pine martens.
The concept of the carnivorous syndrome lists five components that define botanical carnivory (Juniper el al.
Sections 3 and 4 center on two major arenas of animal exploitation: captivity and carnivory.
FOOD HABITS AND CARNIVORY BY A SMALL SIZE OPOSSUM, Gracilinanus agilis (DIDELPHIMORPHIA: DIDELPHIDAE)
Marsupials are extremely diversified animals with regard to their habits, with a predominantly omnivorous diet, although many researchers attribute the feeding tendencies of frugivory, insectivory and carnivory to the group (SANTORI; ASTUA DE MORAES, 2006).
In that report, a more comprehensive analysis of vertebrate gut microbiota (although based primarily on mammalian data) indicates that bacterial diversity increases with the transition from carnivory to omnivory to herbivory (Ley et al.
Similar results in terms of boniness (Begossi and Richerson, 1992) and of other attributes of food choices and taboos (such as carnivory, toxicity) (Begossi et al.
Direct transitions from carnivory to herbivory were essentially nonexistent," said co-author Louise Roth of Duke University.