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In Far North Queensland, FNQ Nature Tours takes visitors on day-long treks in search of the spotted-tail quoll — a marsupial that is endangered and, like its cousin the Tasmanian devil, also carnivorous.
These enigmatic, caterpillar-like, carnivorous creatures live in leaf litter and under rotting logs.
Humans can’t eat a completely carnivorous diet because of the liver’s ability to generate only part of our energy needs from protein.
That suggests that the use of feathers for complex display purposes may have a very ancient history within the carnivorous dinosaurs.
The reptiles are primarily carnivorous, and it is not uncommon for them to seek out small pets as a source of food along with other mammals — although fatal attacks on humans are relatively rare.
It is evident that many of them might readily become carnivorous to a large extent under suitable conditions.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Among the carnivorous mammals the social dog or wolf tribe displays the intelligent habit of mutual aid.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The Ternat bats are carnivorous animals, voracious, and possessed of an appetite for every thing that offers.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
These baboons though mischievious and ferocious, are not carnivorous; they principally feed upon fruits, roots, and corn.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They are, indeed, among our most valuable sea scavengers, although they are carnivorous hunters as well.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER

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