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predator

any carnivorous animal

predator

[′pred·əd·ər]
(ecology)
An animal that preys on other animals as a source of food.
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With a victory score of 2:1, Geek Fam secures the top spot of Predator League 2018.
The Little River Trap Library and Lyttelton Primary School were given more than 50 traps and bait worth about $8000 for their work to control rats, possums and stoats on Banks Peninsula and in Lyttelton, funded through the DOC Predator Free Rangers Enabling Fund of $300,000.
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The Predator series' flagship desktop set includes the X34 gaming monitor along with the G3 CPU.
In particular, we tried to assess the extent to which ground-dwelling predator species assemblages varied yearly, season-wise and in different geographic locations.
The Acer Predator 15 and 17 gaming notebooks are powered by a sixth generation Intel Core i7 processors with NVIDIA GeForce graphics, DDR4 memory, and PCIe solid state drives.
The snails were exposed to predator smell throughout their embryonic development in egg capsules and once they hatched out, they were kept in a predatorfree environment for a week.
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He believes the key to answering the question of where humans evolved into more of a predator than prey lies in the Pleistocene era.
Yet separating the effects of fear from those of actual predator attacks took years of preparation, she says.
How prey respond to the fear of being eaten is an important topic in ecology, and we've learned a great deal about how these responses affect predator and prey interactions," says Professor Locke Rowe, chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and co-principal investigator of a study conducted at the University of Toronto's Koffler Scientific Reserve.
But he said the effect of reducing predator species hasn't been given much consideration in evaluations of ecosystem health.