Translation of herbivore in Spanish:

herbivore

herbívoro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈ(h)ərbəˌvɔr//ˈhəːbɪvɔː/

noun

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    herbívoro masculine
    • 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.