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synonyms for carrion

  • body
  • corpse
  • remains
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Many herbivores will opportunistically scarf down carrion for protein, Gerlach says.
A GIANT TORTOISE WAS CAUGHT STALKING, KILLING AND EATING A BABY BIRDJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Or, when escape is all but impossible, it makes animals play dead or faint, as most predators avoid eating carrion.
THE TRANSCENDENCE OF TANTRIC SEX - ISSUE 104: HARMONYDAVID DESTENOAUGUST 18, 2021NAUTILUS
Its steady gait allowed it to range widely in a day, where it preyed on smaller dinosaurs like ceratopsians and hadrosaurs, and, contrary to its fierce reputation, sometimes scavenged on carrion.
T. REX WAS A SLACKER - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSMARK MACNAMARAJULY 7, 2021NAUTILUS
Caracaras are frequently ground-dwellers, clacking around on the rocks and scavenging smaller birds, eggs, insects and carrion.
A PARTICULAR FASCINATION WITH A PECULIAR BIRDKAREN SANDSTROMMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The carcass then attracts other creatures like carrion birds, which can also get hit, creating a miserable cycle of wildlife death.
ONCE YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS TO FOOD YOU LEAVE OUTDOORS, YOU’LL STOP DOING ITALISHA MCDARRISJANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
There are poets and writers who see naught in war but carrion, filth, savagery and horror.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
As he advanced, three crows flew, coming from some carrion spoil they had found within.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Over in the field a flock of crows and kites were wheeling,—some carrion,—but Mary did not go near.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
But there poured upon him an overpowering smell of carrion; putrefying lambs, chamois, and birds lay here torn to pieces.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
On the extreme summit of a feather-pine, the carrion crows croaked and rocked in the soft breeze.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO CARRION

  • ashes
  • bones
  • cadavers
  • carcasses
  • carrion
  • clays
  • corpus delicti
  • dead bodies
  • deceaseds
  • dust
  • relics
  • remains
  • stiffs
  • addled
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • effete
  • gangrenous
  • overripe
  • perished
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • ruined
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • withered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.