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Synonyms for coprophagy

eating feces


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The coprophagy was overwhelmingly directed at fresh stools, defined as being no more than 2 days old.
However, another part of this fauna is adapted to the open environment, being largely represented by coprophagy species.
KEY WORDS: Atlantic slippersnail, Crepidula fornicata, feeding, mucus net, coprophagy, food pouch
Despite the apparent larval coprophagy and notably short oviscapt, it seems that Karliella sexpunctata is an obligate oviparous species.
Effect of coprophagy on digestion and mineral excretion in the guinea pig.
Other dietary sources of protein include dead protozoans obtained from proctodeal feeding, cannibalism and necrophagy, and coprophagy (Noirot and Noirot-Timothee 1969; Collins 1983; Hunt and Nalepa 1994; Nation 2002; Arquette et al.
Coprophagy is example of social learning transmitted from generation to generation In Lahore Zoo, Chimps spiting was the result of social learning with duration of 4.
The brigadier is treated to the pleasures of ritual coprophagy, described with the utmost exactitude and gusto, at the feet of a beautiful dominatrix.
The era's nostalgic foxtrots, the Chopin waltzes, and Carl Orff's monumental Carmina Burana, bouncing off the walls of the sparsely furnished Bauhaus villa, perhaps "a confiscated one previously owned by a culture Jew," where Pasolini added reproductions of works by Feininger, Severini, Duchamp, and others (41), accompanying the harsh images of sodomy, rape, defecation, coprophagy, whipping, mutilation, branding, hanging, electric chairs, and more, are sure to drive away some of the audience irrespective of class, education, venue of exhibition, or the film's accessibility to complex modernist readings.
AND GORILLAS (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) Behaviour category Behaviour elements Inactivity Sit, stand or lie Feeding Forage, eat and drink Social Allogrooming, play, display, chase, sexual, social conflicts Locomotive Brachiate, run, jump, walk Explorative Manipulative, tool use Abnormal Coprophagy and faecal manipulation, hair pulling and ingestion, repetitive regurgitation and vomit reingestion, stereotyped movements such as swinging and self embracement Interaction with Every behaviour that primates performed visitors to visitors TABLE II ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT DEVICES PROVIDED IN PRIMATE'S FACILITIES DURING SIX WEEKS.
They've learned to be silent and eat quickly, often moving soon after to a safe place, where they'll practice coprophagy - eating their own soft, green waste pellets to extract some of the nourishment they failed to absorb when their low-nutrition food first passed through their gut.
Nevertheless, the incidence of Salmonella crop contamination might be increased up to fivefold during feed withdrawal and is probably caused by coprophagy (Corrier et al.
Animals were kept in raised mesh bottom cages to prevent coprophagy and kept in environmentally controlled rooms (25 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C, 12 h light and dark cycle), with free access to water.