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raptor

1. another name for bird of prey
2. Informal a carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period
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Raptors perching on overhead electric power poles (hereafter poles) can result in electrocution mortalities (APLIC 2006; Dwyer and others 2013) and electric shock injuries (Wendel and others 2002; Dwyer 2006), including incidents in the northwestern US (Harness and Wilson 2001; Harness and Kratz 2007; Dwyer and others 2015).
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Normally focused on dinosaurs, the students compared the claws and killing methods of four types of raptors.
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The raptors of today are hawks and falcons, which, although much smaller than their ancestral name sake, are its equal as predators in the bird world.
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