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  • n. Plural form of carnivore.


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  • Dogs are carnivores from a highly successful lineage.

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  • For example in carnivores the genes that make sharp teeth and the separate genes that make their eyes face forward can be explained on the basis that both sharp teeth and the ability to judge the distance of prey are extremely critical to hunting.

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  • While simultaneous feeding on a prey carcass may also occur in carnivores, access in these species is best predicted by individual rank and/or nepotistic toleration of related lower ranking individuals [4].

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  • I agree that the popular image of large carnivores is far too sanitized.

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  • Molecular distance and divergence times in carnivores and primates.

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  • As for the belief that we are born carnivores and as such should forever remain carnivores, or that, since some animals themselves are carnivores, we shouldn’t hold ourselves to a higher standard: one of my favorite quotes from the movie African Queen, as Kate Hepburn’s character responds to “nature” as the supposed guiding light for all eternity …

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  • We also know that many “creepy-crawlies” are carriers of trichinae e.g., the mouse, hamster, hedgehog, marten, polecat, and other small carnivores, which is reason enough for such creatures not to be eaten.

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  • Giant pandas are also classified as carnivores, despite the fact that they have a diet consisting of bamboo.

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  • My cousin Laura is a vegetarian who lives with and cooks for five carnivores aka her husband Gary and their four children.

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  • Greatest among the carnivores are the two cat-monarchs of South America, the jaguar and puma.

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