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- adj. That feeds on crabs and other crustaceans
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Crab-eating; carcinophagous: applied to sundry animals. Also cancrophagous.
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The savanna deer (Odocoileus virginiaunus gymnotis), lives together with the puma (Puma concolor), and several other carnivores such as the crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorous) and the jaguarundi (Herpailurus yaguaroundi). in the open grasslands taking refuge in the forest patches remaining and along the water currents.
Moreover, several broadly distributed tropical species reach the southern terminus of their range in this region, such as the crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorous).