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predatory

adjective bloodthirsty, carnivorous, depredatory, devouring, greedy, living by prey, lupine, pillaging, plundering, praedabundus, praedatorius, predative, raiding, rapacious, raptorial, ravaging, ravening, ravenous, spoliatory, voracious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
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DOC will allocate a further $22,000 in Canterbury with four other predator control projects being considered.
The Predator Orion 9000 is the most powerful PC we've ever made," said Jeff Lee, general manager, Stationary Computing, IT Products Business, Acer.
We've upped the ante in gaming device standards, and this new Predator gaming system with much more to offer, is the answer, said Steven Funcke, Predator Marketing Manager.
Forward stepwise selection of explanatory environment variables in the CCA demonstrated that only the wheat field's geographic position had a statistically significant effect on predator community structure (Table I), indicating that predators did not exhibit a numerical response to cereal aphid populations at within-field scale.
Acer also unveiled Predator gaming accessories in India.
POND snails are able to sense chemicals released by their predators while they are still embryos in the egg, according to researchers at a Welsh university.
This population is particularly well studied, and previous research on predator recognition by adult Rough-skinned Newts in this population has demonstrated that they respond with avoidance to stimuli from snakes that had recently eaten a newt (Gall and others 2011a).
Mimesis and mimetic storytelling seem to be the crux of what Trout believes to be the evolution of the predator in myth creation.
A predator's noises can scare every little bird within earshot even when the predator doesn't catch them all.
What we found was unexpected -- more of the dragonflies died when predators shared their habitat," says Rowe.
The loss of top predators has come largely as the result of human activity through hunting or habitat loss, the study says.
We reviewed all photographs and identified predators and time of day when a predator was first observed at the nest.