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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Identify what factors influence depredation behaviour (for example, opportunistic or specialist)
livestock depredation would increase and in turn a potential for conflict with humans will develop, resulting in lethal outcomes for carnivores (because of retaliatory killing), livestock and sometimes humans.
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.
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.
range riders and shepherds, guard dogs, carcass removal) and lethal removal of wolves are currently used to deter livestock depredation (Becker et al.
"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%).
His topics include Egyptology in antiquity, a medieval hiatus, ancient Egypt in the age of the Enlightenment, the decipherment of the hieroglyphs, Egypt itself, arrested development, preservation and depredation, taking possession of Egypt for the cause of science, and Mariette's monopoly.
The three-judge panel upheld one conviction against the trio on a charge of depredation of property.
Killing deer is not the only alternative to forestalling Lyme disease, traffic accidents and forest depredation. So what's next?
The use of defensive behaviors to avoid depredation can increase an animal's chances of survival.
Le garde a vue a appele, sur sa page facebook, a la prise d'assaut du poste d'une unite de la surete et a sa depredation, precise le communique qui ajoute que le ministere de l'Interieur n' a fait qu'appliquer les decisions administratives prises par le gouverneur de Tunis ordonnant la restitution de biens fonciers relevant des Domaines de l'Etat nonobstant la personne qui les occupe.