Recent Examples of insectivore from the Web
The researchers live-trapped 12 shrews in June 2014, X-raying the tiny insectivores and implanting them with microchips.
Most small lizards are insectivores, which often eat every day.
Reptilian, amphibian, and mammalian insectivores could have also heard A. musicus’ song.
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Origin and Etymology of insectivore
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
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