Translation of carnivore in Spanish:

carnivore

carnívoro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑrnəˌvɔr//ˈkɑːnɪvɔː/

noun

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    carnívoro masculine
    carnívora feminine
    • During this time, all the big herbivores and carnivores were great lumbering creatures; some of which may have been semi-aquatic, while others were fully terrestrial.
    • In their turn the herbivores are eaten by carnivores or by scavengers and, eventually, all organisms are broken down by bacteria into nutrients that return to the environment.
    • Being omnivores, early human beings evolved in an environment in which they scavenged and hunted other animals for survival, just as other omnivores and carnivores do.
    • ‘Salmon, for example, are carnivores, and are fed pellets made from other fish,’ the Suzuki Foundation explains.
    • The carnivores feed on annelids, crustaceans, and fish.
    • Copper rockfish are opportunistic carnivores that feed mainly on organisms present near the ocean floor, usually crabs, mollusks and other fish.
    • Seals and marine birds are also carnivores that dine at or near the top of the food chain (as did the extinct marine reptiles).
    • They included small, agile two- and four-legged forms, large four-legged carnivores, armored herbivores, and crocodile-like aquatic reptiles.
    • The tiger is a top-level carnivore and if the animal and its habitat are protected, naturally all the micro flora and fauna and dependent animals in the habitat will get protection.
    • The rich fossil record from the early Eocene Bighorn Basin includes the remains of the most ancient primates, hoofed animals, and carnivores.
    • Just as carnivores eat meat and herbivores eat plant matter, frugivores subsist primarily on fruit.
    • The natural world requires a balance of carnivores, omnivores and herbivores.
    • Feeding on them are microscopic and macroscopic herbivores, with carnivores preying on them.
    • Salamanders are carnivores, feeding on insects, worms, and similar prey.
    • A total of 6,000 fish insects, amphibians, birds, carnivores, and primates live at the zoo, half of which are rare animals protected by the government.
    • Yet a new study shows that some invertebrate carnivores choose their prey carefully, day by day.
    • The toes are very narrow, suggesting that the animal was a carnivore.
    • The plants supported a variety of large and small herbivores that in turn were prey for carnivores and scavengers.
    • Plants also feed the marine life and animals the carnivores among us eat.
    • Additionally, grasslands began to spread, and this led to an evolutionary radiation of open habitat herbivores and carnivores.