In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- These animals are herbivores, specializing on the flowers of creosote bushes.
- Also known as a ‘parrot lizard’ for its parrotlike beak, the herbivore was a strong, agile dinosaur that walked on its two hind legs.
- They do not use this horn to ‘spike’ animals for food, as they are plant eating herbivores.
- This includes both carnivores such as wolves, which eat other animals, and herbivores such as cows, which eat plants.
- Animals can obtain their phosphorus directly form the plants if the animal is a herbivore.
- Feeding on them are microscopic and macroscopic herbivores, with carnivores preying on them.
- Numerous ecological studies have demonstrated that attack by herbivores can reduce plant fitness.
- Researchers believe that the goose was evolving into the niche of mammalian herbivores which were missing from the islands.
- Biomass of herbivores and predators may also reflect resource levels and plant biomass.
- Many herbivores, including the elephants of today, are exceptionally strong swimmers.
- One surface represented the pattern of selection exerted by herbivores alone on these characters.
- The previously discussed benefits of large size to a mammalian herbivore probably also accrued to large herbivorous dinosaurs.
- Two basic assumptions lie at the root of most theories of coevolution between plants and their herbivores.
- When Jane Goodall first witnessed and wrote of chimps eating meat, our notion of these primates as passive herbivores changed completely.
- Bristletails are nocturnal herbivores and detritivores with a very broad dietary range.
- Any sensible person could see that it could not be healthy to feed sheep remains to herbivores such as cows.
- Plants, herbivores and carnivores are connected through an intricate array of chemical linkages.
- The longer herbivore gut is necessary because plant material is more difficult to digest than animal material.
- The natural world requires a balance of carnivores, omnivores and herbivores.
- The plants supported a variety of large and small herbivores that in turn were prey for carnivores and scavengers.
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