from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Eating, or subsisting on, plants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Eating or feeding upon plants: phytophagous; specifically, in entomology, belonging to the Phytophaga.
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- adj. (of animals) feeding on plants
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It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.
Here over thirteen hundred footprints of the plant-eating apatosaurus a.k.a. brontosaurus and the carnivorous three-toed allosaurus, ripple marks, a few clams, a palm frond and some horsetails, fish bones, ooids have all solidified into solid rock.
U.S. and German scientists have developed a method for measuring the body temperature of sauropods, giant plant-eating dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period some 150 million years ago, by analyzing the chemical makeup of 11 fossilized teeth unearthed in Tanzania, Wyoming, and Oklahoma.
Now, newly described fossilized hands from a beaked, plant-eating dinosaur, called Limusaurus inextricabilis, reveal a transitional step in the evolution of modern wings from dino digits.
Duke University researchers have documented that predators keep the world green because they keep plant-eating animals, such as deer and elk, under control.
Those factors include fire, rain, soil-type and the action of plant-eating animals.
North America looked very different when the plant-eating Kosmoceratops roamed the land.
The plant-eating dinosaurs are closely related to the three-horned triceratops, but one of them has five times as many horns on its head.
The plant-eating dinosaurs are closely related to ...
Specialized adaptations like the Neanderthal's ruggedness and A. Boisei's plant-eating were exceptions to the general trend of human evolution - that being an increase in brain size and a corresponding reduction in jaw size.