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synonyms for predator

  • carnivore
  • animal of prey
  • beast of prey
  • meat-eater
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How to use predator in a sentence

When you remove top predators, herbivores like deer increase and they eat all the vegetation.
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These new specimens we’ve examined reveal a bizarre, monstrous predator.
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As top predators in coastal ecosystems, these furry floaters gobble down a quarter of their body weight in urchins, crabs and clams each day.
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They would have been less like a pizza topping and more of a fearsome predator.
SABER-TOOTHED ANCHOVY RELATIVES WERE ONCE FEARSOME HUNTERSCAROLYN WILKEJUNE 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
All animals need to avoid predators as they find food and shelter.
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Until now, the crown-of-thorns’ list of known natural predators was very short.
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These ancient insects were predators, he says, and likely ate other insects.
MINECRAFT’S BIG BEES DON’T EXIST, BUT GIANT INSECTS ONCE DIDCAROLYN WILKEMAY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Researchers want to know how their presence might be affecting other predators in the area.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A horn, for instance, might help a unicorn defend itself against predators.
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There is protection from predators, there’s protection from the elements.
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDATOR

  • beast of prey
  • predator
  • raptor
  • raptorial bird
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