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Search Results for: carnivore

Secondary Carnivore

Carnivores that feed on other carnivores (primary, secondary and tertiary... Read More

Carnivore

Definition noun, plural: carnivores An animal or plant (particularly insect- and invertebrate-eating plants) that requires a... Read More

Mesocarnivore

Definition noun, plural: mesocarnivores A carnivorous animal in which 50 - 70% of its diet is flesh or meat of another... Read More

Hypocarnivore

Definition noun, plural: hypocarnivores A carnivorous animal in which only 30% of its diet is flesh or meat of another... Read More

Hypercarnivore

Definition noun, plural: hypercarnivores A carnivorous animal in which 70% of its diet is flesh or meat of another... Read More

Humans are Omnivores

Introduction There are a number of popular myths about vegetarianism that have no scientific basis in fact. One of these... Read More

Carnivorous diet

Definition noun A type of diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal meat or tissues Supplement A carnivorous diet is a... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Omnivore

Omnivore Definition Omnivores are animals that include both plant and animal matter in their normal diet. They differ from... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is heterotroph? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph is an organism that does not have the... Read More

Herbivore

Definition noun, plural: herbivores An animal that consumes herbaceous vegetation Supplement A food chain is comprised... Read More

Food chain

Definition A feeding hierarchy in which organisms in an ecosystem are grouped into trophic (nutritional) levels and are... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Felidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers Supplement Felidae... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Photoheterotroph

Definition noun, plural: photoheterotrophs An organism that depends on light for most of its energy and principally on... Read More

Insectivore

Definition noun, plural: insectivores A type of carnivore that primarily or exclusively eats insects and other similar... Read More

Hypercarnivorous diet

Definition noun A carnivorous diet in which the diet of the organism is comprised wholly or predominantly of animal meat and... Read More

Biological magnification

Definition noun, plural: biological magnification The increasing concentration of a particular substance (e.g. toxin) as it... Read More