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cannibal

a. a person who eats the flesh of other human beings
b. (as modifier): cannibal tribes
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An NUS-led study has found that the father white-spotted bush frogs guard their fertilised eggs to prevent other cannibalistic male frogs and predators from consuming their offspring by attending to and guarding or damaging the eggs.
Still, they show that the ritual elements of their cannibalistic practices were "rich in symbolic connotations," researcher Silvia Bello said in a statement from journal publisher (https://phys.
The researchers' analysis revealed that the marks were engraved intentionally, which suggests that these engravings were a purposeful component of a multi-stage cannibalistic ritual.
Competition appears to be an important environmental trigger inducing the cannibalistic morph.
The Windigo (or Wetigo as it is called in Alberta) was a spiritual creature among the Woodland tribes that could turn a person into a cannibalistic savage with a heart of ice.
Taken together, these discoveries point to some type of cannibalistic practice related to treatment of the dead, the scientists conclude.
Further, cannibalism plays a role in improving the skeletal conditions for females at weaning; the cannibalistic females improve the mineral content of their femurs by reducing the overall demand of suckling (HOOD, 2012) and thiamine deficiency may induce perinatal killing responses (BA, 2013).
Who else should Bakiyev kill to make Belarusian authorities finally see bestial and cannibalistic nature of this crime family?
Beginning with a look at the history and theological debates on the nature of the Sacraments that were occurring when Dante wrote his epic poem, Nayar then moves to cite the cannibalistic resonances in the Ugolino episode and the Corpus Christi-like march in Purgatory as important allusions that set the final vision in the Comedy up as the Eucharist itself.
Colin told us: "The Outbreak is about a small group of people trying to escape from Glasgow after a mutated rabies virus turns most of its population into cannibalistic killers.
Suarez is a highly paid professional and with the status that he enjoys comes a set of caveats that must be stringently imposed every time he goes astray -- history shows that he is no stranger to controversy, or exhibiting cannibalistic tendencies on the football pitch.
Suzanne Cesaire is one writer that Loichot cites as a model for this cannibalistic second stage.