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  • Replaces one polluting sloth with a grain-eating rapacious land grabber indiscriminately destroying bio-diversity making bio-fuels into World

    Bio-Starvation

  • I personally favor the grain-eating animals because I am also one, but I realize that God made all kinds and I feel that we are to respect their needs as well - in this case, the wolves.

    Another Look at Palin

  • The Quelea bird (Black-Faced Dioch) is a sparrow-sized weaver that may be the world's most destructive grain-eating bird.

    Chapter 10

  • If this is left uncut the quantity of nourishing food thus produced will bring together many kinds of grain-eating birds.

    The Bird Study Book

  • In answer to Mr. Hubbard, who claimed the crow would eat animal food in any form, and might not be rightly classified as a grain-eating bird,

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883

  • You may often see the Turkeys, Pheasants, Peacocks, and other birds of this Hen-family, scratching up the gravel; and you know, I daresay, that grain-eating birds have a little mill inside them called a gizzard, which grinds their food for them.

    Twilight and Dawn Simple Talks on the Six Days of Creation

  • When the grain-eating Romans conquered and civilized our barbarian ancestors and taught them agriculture, plant foods again became the chief sources of nutriment, but a meat appetite had been developed and is still characteristic of the Anglo-Saxon race, while most of the rest of the world are almost exclusively plant feeders.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting Battle Creek, Michigan, September 10 and 11, 1934

  • In the middle of the fields rise the light watch-towers, from which a watchman scares grain-eating birds and other thieves.

    The Negro

  • Although, however, like all grain-eating birds, the pheasant is no doubt capable of inflicting appreciable damage on cultivated land, it seems to be established beyond all question that it also feeds greedily on the even more destructive larva of the crane-fly, in which case it may more than pay its footing in the fields.

    Birds in the Calendar

  • The various members of the Grouse family, while belonging to a grain-eating group, are certainly quite prominent as insect destroyers.

    A Book of Natural History Young Folks' Library Volume XIV.

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