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depredation

noun foray, havoc, marauding, raid, rapine, ravaging, sack, spoliation
See also: foray, havoc, pillage, plunder, rape, robbery, spoliation

DEPREDATION, French law. The pillage which is made of the goods of a decedent. Ferr. Mod. h.t.

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He said human-wildlife conflict resulted in snow leopard and common leopard depredation on livestock and retaliatory killing was main threat to the big cats.
Senator Mushahidullah Khan also said that Human-wildlife conflict; Snow leopard and Common leopard depredation on livestock and retaliatory killing is main threat to big cats in Pakistan.
People who are attracting bears to their home, we can't issue a depredation permit until they clean that up," Brennan said.
Sheep (67%) were more vulnerable to depredation as compared to goats (26%) and horses (4%).
The three were convicted in 2013 of the sabotage and depredation of property counts, and were sentenced in February 2014 to 35 months on each count, to be served concurrently.
Agriculture Canada's experiment has had a goose depredation problem recently, causing an estimated $250,000 in damage to various crops.
Due to the habitat degradation of the wildlife, the natural prey of carnivore species is declined resulting into the increased depredation of livestock, which in turn causes the human-carnivore conflicts.
The only difference is that I was hunting under a depredation (or crop damage) permit applied for by the farmer and approved by the game warden, who explained that I could use any means possible to remove deer and other wildlife from the farmer's crops.
The brilliant red of the fish matters, but not more than the act of seeing matters, the biological urge that leads to their journey matters: as does the recognition of the system in which all of this unfolds--has unfolded/will unfold--without depredation, degradation, debasement.
1), local moose-vehicle collisions and crop depredation warranted further remediation.
In June, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and ranking member Chuck Grassley filed Senate Bill 3513, "The Bonus Depredation Extension to Create Jobs Act," to again extend that relief through 2010.
We shall try to differentiate and highlight two basic ecological relationships that we called ferocity / depredation and angelically / protection (Lopez Alonso, 2006).