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carnivorous

kor ni vuh ruhs

  • a  relating to or characteristic of carnivores
    the lion and other carnivorous animals
  • a  (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals
    carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects

  • In physiology and biology this quicker, more ample response to meats than to breads seems to confirm the popular belief that man is fundamentally more carnivorous than herbivorous.
  • Our crushing appetite for carnivorous fish like salmon and tuna depletes the oceans of smaller, feeder fish, and endangers the planet's marine ecology.
  • Scientists announced in the journal Nature this May that they had discovered 700 new species of organisms including carnivorous sponges and giant sea spiders some 2,300 ft .
News & Articles

  • Vanishing Venus: Flytraps creeping toward extinction
    The carnivorous plant is finding it difficult to thrive in its natural habitat
    June 20, 2013 - The Wilmington Star-News
  • $1500 Reward For 1,000 Stolen Venus Flytraps
    The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust says it was outraged by the theft at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden.
    June 19, 2013 - WFMY News 2 Greensboro
  • NC group offers reward for stolen Venus flytraps
    A North Carolina environmental group is offering a $1,500 reward to find the thief who stole more than 1,000 Venus flytraps from a city garden in Wilmington. The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust says it was outraged by the theft at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden where the organization holds a conservation easement and hosts a Flytrap Frolic for children in the spring. Someone took ...
    June 18, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte
Quotes

  • Bill Moyers in Raw Story
    Rupert Murdoch is no saint,says Moyers of the Fox News owner. "He is to propriety what the Marquis de Sade was to chastity. When it comes to money and power, he's carnivorous, all appetite and no taste. He'll eat anything in his path"
  • Andrea in New York Times
    When it comes to carnivorous fish, it seems to be a complete deception of what organic means,said Andrea Kavanagh, director of the Pure Salmon Campaign, an advocacy group working to improve conditions for farm-raised fish. "Organic is...
  • Patricia Arquette in Cincinnati.com
    It's a testament to what a great actress she is,Patricia says. "To see her as this sort of carnivorous, mercenary kind of dangerous person was so different for me."

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