In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
to scavenge for
1escarbar en busca dehurgar en busca dedogs scavenge for food in the garbage — los perros escarban / hurgan en la basura en busca de comida
- Nearly all mouth and tail, the gulper eel also scavenges in the depths.
- They are carnivorous, scavenging among carrion or preying on other molluscs.
- Another is that cats don't scavenge, so the only time that they could be baited is when they are ‘doing it tough, like right now‘.
- It was scavenging for food, eating any hapless tiny creatures it came upon.
- The blackcap basslet, a relative of the large species of groupers, uses its bulging eyes to find food while it scavenges on the coral reef.
- Thus they had to acquire their meat largely by scavenging the kills of other animals.
- The clam worm, which scavenges food, may not require jaws as hard as those of the bloodworm, which thrusts its jaws into prey to inject venom.
- Once having learnt to scavenge carcasses, the classic piranha feeding behaviour could have followed soon after.
- In the Flood model, the observation of shark remains among dinosaurs would not be considered unusual, since one would expect that sharks would scavenge floating dinosaurs.
- Most unclean of all are those animals who are fed on refuse scraps, human or animal excrement, or who scavenge dead animals.
- Unlike the wolves the coyotes preferred to scavenge the dead carcasses left behind by others.
- The proximity of vertebrate fossils to the crab fossils suggests that they may also have scavenged vertebrate carcasses.
- It preys on fish, squid, and crustaceans and also scavenges.
- A related species, the burrowing bettong, will scavenge sheep carcasses.
- Fish will scavenge for insects and plant life in the pond but will also benefit from an occasional feeding of fish food.
- Like vultures scavenging for the last morsel of meat from the carcass, they descended on anyone who looked like they might know something.
- Feral cats mostly scavenge and hunt rodents; that the real enemies of wild bird populations are habitat fragmentation and pesticide use.
- There's probably some animal scavenging on bodies at sea and it's going to be very difficult to get those bodies back.
- They'd rather scavenge dead animals than try to bring down something that might fight back.
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