omnivorous


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omnivorous

eating food of both animal and vegetable origin, or any type of food indiscriminately
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As Taiwan has a small-scale farming economy with a wide variety of crops mixed in close proximity of each other, measures will need to be taken to fend off the omnivorous caterpillars from all non-aquatic crops.
Veering from art-rock to indie-folk to jazzier, almost proggy interludes, her omnivorous songcraft is a perfect mix of sweetness and snarl, all combined with shrewd, evocative lyrics that come from a place of deep solitude.
A similar population decline was not recorded among the omnivorous birds.
An omnivorous, it mainly eats plants and small insects.
That makes these sharks omnivores--the first omnivorous sharks ever discovered!
It is not by accident that there is also a plethora of blackbirds currently apparent, another testament to the virtues of a more varied, omnivorous diet.
This, as the team described, was the first known case of an omnivorous shark species, where seagrass made 60 percent of the animal's diet.
As a true omnivorous mammal, the Tas2r genes may play a critical role in food selection of raccoon dogs.
While the nature of stratification may have changed, cultural repertoires remain associated with socioeconomic position after the omnivorous shift delineated by Peterson (1992) and Peterson and Kern (1996).
Very few randomized dietary intervention studies have investigated the effects of vegetarian diets in omnivorous subjects.
Tegus are omnivorous reptiles that live in tropical rain forests and semi-deserts of South America.