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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of habituate.


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  • Both silverback's were "habituated" to human contact, making them trust humans and therefore vulnerable to attack.


  • They had (and Conrad Aveling confirmed all this enthusiastically) themselves 'habituated' two of the gorilla groups for human contact.

    Last Chance to See

  • Offenders, beyond a certain point, have to be (as the Americans used to say) "habituated".

    Army Rumour Service

  • The French blame the US for the death of their craft cheese makers because we, somehow, "habituated" them to pasteurization?

    The Seattle Times

  • Visitors are also routinely warned not to feed animals in the park as that can contribute to them becoming "habituated" or comfortable with humans.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • After a while the babies stopped looking for so long in the direction of the face and music - they "habituated" to it

    Clipmarks | Live Clips

  • This really is wilderness, and the wildlife is really wild, not "habituated" like animals in the most popular reserves.

    The Guardian World News

  • "habituated" to their human observers or are isolated from other communities.

    Scientific American

  • "habituated" to their human observers or are isolated from other communities.

    Primates in the News

  • So, whenever I come see them, I'm just so grateful to them for accepting us. "the World Wildlife Fund -- and a team of local Pygmie guides in the Central African Republic have" habituated "the gorillas to human contact.

    ABC News: ABCNews


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