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(used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals

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Bleeding 82) Cain's carnivory (and what it represents) results in the destruction of all of the gazelle herds of the sandy deserts.
I would only note that, in either case, it is the modern weird tale that has transformed the tree into a man-eater: again, in its original incarnations--or, rather, inflorescences--we see that the Waq-Waq Tree was more marvelous than monstrous, growing human-shaped fruits without practicing carnivory.
Psouni noted that their results provide insight into how carnivory may have contributed to early humans spreading on Earth.
Pitcher plants use carnivory to supplement their nutrient supplies (Gray and others 2006).
He covers the anatomy and physiology of Nepenthes, the evolution of carnivory in flowering plants, biogeography and taxonomy of Nepenthes worldwide, and the Malaysian Nepenthes.
Of course, the propensity for carnivory varies with phylogeny and ontogeny, and some grasshopper stages and species exhibit little or no carnivory/ necrophagy (Lavigne & Pfadt 1964, Lockwood 1989).
In the conclusion of Insectivorous Plants, Darwin put carnivory in the larger context of the methods by which plants obtain resources.
Archaeologists know that the roots of carnivory stretch deep into the past, but the details of meat sharing have been sketchy--and they are important details because they reflect the evolutionary development in human economic and social behaviors.
lowii plants lack the features associated with carnivory and are instead visited by tree shrews, which defecate into them after feeding on exudates that accumulate on the pitcher lid.
Effects of zooplankton and conductivity on tropical Utricularia foliosa investment in carnivory.
Carnivory ('meat eating') is used by plants to gain nutrients, especially nitrogen, from environments in which these are scarce or absent.
1991): Hominid carnivory and foraging strategies and the socio-economic function of early archaeological sites.
In particular, plankton available to small pelagic fish are of very different quality resulting in increased carnivory by anchovy, more similar to the Peruvian situation under El Nino conditions.
A very handy synopsis of carnivory in general is presented, with a taxonomic overview table I find myself referring to frequently.
elongatus below), so the relationship between amylase activity and carnivory is not ubiquitous.