In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He declared that while the red-muzzle mouse is omnivorous and feeds on vegetable and animal organic matter, it is ‘very rare’ that it should consume carrion.
- When in coastal marshes, they are more omnivorous than most dabbling ducks, with mollusks, crustaceans, and arthropods making up nearly half of their diet.
- To accomplish this goal, we quantified the effects of variation in host plant quality and prey abundance on the intensity of interactions between an omnivorous insect and two herbivorous prey.
- Carnivory is the rule for softshells, but some species are omnivorous.
- In theropods, the absence of strongly heterodont dentitions such as are typical of omnivorous mammals might reflect the limited resources that were available.
- One of the major benefits of using omnivorous predators as biological control agents is the potential for predicting and promoting their efficacy.
- Vervet monkeys are omnivorous and consume a wide range of plant materials like fruits, seeds, sap, and flowers.
- They are omnivorous, eating native birds and eggs, which they steal from the nest, and competing for food with birds.
- Did you know they are omnivorous, eating grass, foliage, and any small animals they can chase down?
- The ornithomimids' beaked jaws were probably weak; it is thought that they may have been omnivorous, eating small animals and maybe some plant material.
- Sea turtles are omnivorous and feed on a variety of sponges, cnidarians, mollusks, crustaceans, algae, plants, and fish.
- Sloth bears are omnivorous and feed on a variety of foods depending on what is available.
- A recent article in the journal Nature, for example, reported that aquaculture for herbivorous or omnivorous species such as carp and molluscs can greatly contribute to global fish supplies.
- The omnivorous scavengers could find food sources virtually anywhere and could survive without human care in the proper environment.
- The heart of teleost fish is omnivorous in its preference for metabolic fuels.
- Black bears are omnivorous; their diet consists of about 75 percent vegetable matter, 15 percent carrion, and 10 percent insects and small mammals.
- The main difference is the proportion of omnivorous species, which are represented exclusively by the bear because suids are absent from Europe during the early Pleistocene.
- Big-eyed bugs are omnivorous, generalist predators and their diverse range of prey species includes aphids and lepidopteran eggs.
- The overall craniodental morphology of the etruscan bear, U. etruscus, is similar to that of modern brown bears, Ursus arctos, thus suggesting that this extinct species was also omnivorous.
- When predators are omnivorous, prey may avoid predators that have fed on conspecific prey, but they may lack such a response if these same predators have consumed other food sources.
- An omnivorous consumer of books and news, he has been able to spot markets where networked computers running just the right program can save customers money.
- Though I have been a voracious, omnivorous reader all my life, I haven't been interested in books other than field guides lately.
- Always an omnivorous consumer of journalism, Id begun reading the occasional reference to something called the ‘greenhouse effect’.
- He is also known to nibble on British Comedy and is an omnivorous consumer of the popular musics.
- He was an omnivorous, fast, and extraordinarily retentive reader.
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