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Most of them are predacious, feeding on anything they can catch, and their strong jaws exude poison.
They are active, bold and predacious, living on small game of every sort, and making their homes in holes in the ground.
The birches supply food to about three hundred of these predacious fellows, while poplars feed and shelter almost as many.
Let us yet further imagine that this predacious species is swifter than our animal, on which it preys.
Were predacious creatures the most important foes of the rabbit it would never have obtained a firm foothold in Australia.
Of these, 2.23 per cent are the predacious ground beetles (Carabid), generally considered useful.
The predacious instinct and the combative instinct weigh down and disfigure our economic development.
Bugs are all injurious to man, excepting such as are predacious, which are serviceable by destroying other insects.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
The principal obstacles to this are snow and predacious animals.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
Similarly throat disease among wood-pigeons does more towards keeping their numbers down than all the efforts of predacious birds.

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