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carrion

dead and rotting flesh
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He rubbed his cheek against mine in a final caress, and a moment later was speeding through the Carrion Caves toward the outer world.
In my note to Carthoris I had given explicit directions for locating the Carrion Caves, impressing upon him the necessity for making entrance to the country beyond through this avenue, and not to attempt under any circumstances to cross the ice-barrier with a fleet.
The Carrion Caves consist of a series of twenty-seven connecting chambers, and present the appearance of having been eroded by running water in some far-gone age when a mighty river found its way to the south through this single breach in the barrier of rock and ice that hems the country of the pole.
We were afterward to learn that but once a month is it possible to find all the apts of the Carrion Caves in a single chamber.
The dogs were trained to search and alert on carrion down to 24 inches in depth, with a 95% success rate.
Thus, we evaluated the susceptibility of the European equivalent of the American crow, carrion crows (Corvuscorone), which are ubiquitously present across Europe, by injecting them with selected strains of WNV circulating in Europe and with the prototypic NY99 strain.
Following your logic a person wouldn't eat anything but carrion and fruit falling from trees.
Speaking before the General Assembly's Third Committee, which reviews the work accomplished by the UN's independent human rights experts, Francisco Carrion Mena, Chairperson of the UN Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families (CMW), warned that some Member States "mistakenly consider border areas as exempt from human rights obligations.
Carrion, 32, was found not guilty on a murder charge related to the death of 17-year-old Pedro Genao.
Diane Carrion filed the $485,464 lawsuit against J.
Defense by cuckoo chicks of carrion crow nests at high risk of predator attack could be the first example of a parasitic bird's benefit to its host, says Daniela Canestrari, an ecologist at the University of Oviedo in Mieres, Spain.
Starlings claimed first place with an average of nine birds seen per school, moving up from fifth position, while carrion crows moved up one place to eighth.