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the practice of eating the flesh of your own kind

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Summary: Actor-turned-director's movie on cannibalism was screened at film festival
Intraguild predation and cannibalism play important roles in how predators interact with one another in the environment.
The pictures justified a study which stated that approximately six to seven percent of baby alligators are victims of cannibalism.
There were no signs of degeneration appreciable in either cell, thus ruling out the possibility of the phenomenon of cannibalism [2].
Documented evidence of flesh eating was (and is) difficult to produce; Bernal Diaz's tale of the "fat cacique's" territory mentions blood sacrifices but not cannibalism. Although the Spaniard's favorite literary reference was the Amadis saga, earlier cartographic marginalia from mappae mundi had perpetuated one-eyed or oe-footed or cannibalistic creatures, which fired the imagination of explorers beyond the edge of the known world.
NYT Syndicate When Silvia Bello gives lectures about cannibalism, she starts by asking her audience to imagine a cannibal.
Let's face it: We are fascinated by cannibalism, from Hannibal Lecter to the brain-eating zombies in "The Walking Dead." In Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History, zoologist Bill Schutt writes about cannibalism with a delightful mixture of humor and scholarship.
Cannibalism is defined as the act of killing and at least partial consumption of conspecifics.
Njeri Githire's main objective is to trace the resurgence of metaphors of cannibalism in postcolonial literature in order to make connections between regions, writers, genres, and histories that have previously not been linked.
Cannibalism is influenced by various intrinsic and extrinsic factors of the population, such as density, population structure, prey availability, habitat structure and famine.
Seven drought events between 1520 and 1920 are documented in the graffiti, which tells of conflict, starvation and even cannibalism.
"This is possibly the clearest known archaeological example of ritualistic cannibalism," Bello says.
ISLAMABAD -- Members National Assembly on Tuesday moved two private member bills to the House seeking legislation for rigorous imprisonment and fine for those involved in cannibalism.
basalis displays substantial cannibalism which may impede mass rearing.