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There’s fun for nonvegetarians, too, including a carnivorous-plant demonstration and an edible-bug cafe.
The recovery of a carnivorous reptile that can grow to a length of 14 feet or more may seem like a mixed blessing for South Florida, with so many coastal neighborhoods full of children and pets.
Then Snoop popped into the picture - bringing the finest sticky icky and his 213 Crew from Long Beach's Eastside - and introduced a younger, more lighthearted and Technicolor element that contrasted with N.W.A.'s carnivorous aggression.
The researchers also gathered carnivorous sundew plants (Drosera capensis), which have vibrant, sticky tentacles that bend to ensnare prey.
The small, carnivorous marsupial is closely related to the Tasmanian devil.
Wiemann is now looking for other examples of egg color among the carnivorous species closely related to birds that had open nests.
Sarah Gailey’s River of Teeth imagines a Louisiana with carnivorous giants run amok.
This is the first time scientists have observed deer eating human flesh, though they have been known to turn carnivorous in the past, eating fish, dead rabbits, and even live birds.
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The order of mammals that Linnaeus named the Carnivora includes such families as the dogs, the bears, the raccoons, the weasels, the hyenas, the cats, and the seals. Most carnivores eat only meat in the wild, but some have varied diets; some bears, for instance, normally eat far more vegetation than meat. Carnivores have powerful jaws and complex teeth, and most are highly intelligent. Humans, like their ape cousins, are basically omnivores.
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