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clean refuse from

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collect discarded or refused material

feed on carrion or refuse

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remove unwanted substances from

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The child scavengers have a low intake of food, as they mostly depend upon scavenged food, or leftovers taken from houses and restaurants.
95% confidence intervals of the number of hours until chicken was scavenged were calculated for windowed sites 0 and 10 m from buildings and windowless walls 0 and 10 m from buildings for each season and for all seasons combined.
Scavenged birds identified to species were two black-headed grosbeaks (Pheucticus melanocephalus), one black-throated gray warbler (Setophaga nigrescens), one orange-crowned warbler (Vermivora celata), one whitewinged dove (Zenaida asiatica), and two yellow warblers (Setophaga petechia).
Over 2/3 of the compounds that inhibited lipid peroxidation scavenged DPPH radical.
BHA and anthrarobin were compared to determine that how much superoxide radicals were scavenged in alkaline DMSO by different concentrations.
Neandertals came into close, perhaps deadly, contact with hyenas that hunted or scavenged the same prey as they did, a new study suggests.
The final project in this Rural Studio series is a community centre for a rural hamlet that inventively uses scavenged materials to create both a social and physical focus.
However, British paleontologists had previously unearthed a spinosaur that appeared to have preyed upon or scavenged the remains of a juvenile Iguanodon, a herbivorous dinosaur.
By examining the types and ratios of bones that were preserved for each species, however, Harris and his coworkers have been piecing together a description of how the animals died and how their carcasses were subsequently scavenged.
302) can be certain that the hominids were killed by large predators and not merely scavenged by them.
The species in the model differed in the effectiveness with which they scavenged various resources, so that they could excel at the exploitation of some nutrients while competing poorly for others.
Contrary to what Marean and Kim found in the Iranian cave, her evidence indicates that Neandertals scavenged extensively, Stiner says.
They may be thriving from the scavenged carcasses, or the smaller coyotes may simply have been killed.
Instead, these critics argue, hominids ate mainly scavenged leftovers, either directly from a carcass or at special processing sites, and camped elsewhere so as not to attract hungry lions and other large carnivores.