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  • n. carnivorousness


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  • "This type of behaviour sent us down a path that later would lead to two of the defining features of our species:" carnivory "-- or meat eating --" and tool manufacture and use, "said co-author Shannon McPherron, a scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary

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  • There's a reason carnivory wasn't allowed in the beginning (either for humans or animals) – that would involve death.

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  • I believe Adam and Eve sinned, and that sin brought death, carnivory, disease, and suffering into the world.

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  • The vegetation, isolated for millennia on infertile soils, is characterized by endemism and carnivory, eg: Heliamphora spp.,

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  • It talks about the cost of carnivory and dietary groups based on the weight of the carnivore.

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  • Citation: Carbone C, Teacher A, Rowcliffe JM (2007) The costs of carnivory.

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  • So how can we transition to a sustainable carnivory?

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  • As a current meat-eater – I became convinced, in part by people like Dr. Eades, that meat is essential to health – I can justify my carnivory based on its necessity.

    A better way to die? | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Some species have narrower food preferences, consuming only plant material or mollusks, while other species show shifting food preference with age, tending toward carnivory while they are growing, and becoming more herbivorous at maturity.


  • Anyway, this phylogenetic data indicates that the ancestors of ground hornbills were woodland or forest birds, and that the unusual behavioural characters of ground hornbills – the carnivory, the terrestriality, the striding gait (other hornbills hop when on the ground), the savannah habitat – are derived novelties.

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  • ...because roots can readily absorb nutrients released from decaying corpses, nearly all plants are capable of carnivory.

    --Yahoo News

    December 9, 2009