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  • She spoke, and her voice seemed to be taken at once as its prey by the silence. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • Which can see well to take their prey by day. Cited from Citizen Bird, by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
  • Which cannot see well in daylight, and mostly take their prey by night. Cited from Citizen Bird, by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
  • They also seem to detect prey by the sound of their approaching flight.
  • After some days his body was found on the field, protected from birds of prey by his faithful dog.
  • It has been known to kill its prey by wildly beating it against nearby objects.
  • Sought to be made a prey by three foes, how should I now act for saving my life? Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • I had found new prey by that time -- was on the eve of marriage with one who was too good for me. Cited from Bad Hugh, by Mary Jane Holmes
  • It is said that they kill their prey by breaking their necks. Cited from The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
  • It also is possible they locate their prey by following the sounds of prey movement.
  • They capture prey by movements of the bell and possibly by using two short tentacles.
  • They attack prey by charging in, then leaving again, then charging back, and so on.
  • They are able to suck their prey by creating a current of water leading directly into its snout.
  • When possible it often follows the edges of various vegetation to catch its prey by surprise.
  • He secured his prey by capture, or killed it wherever found, the one condition being his power to get and to hold. Cited from Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, by Clarence Darrow
  • It catches its prey by quickly running after it and jabbing with its bill.
  • Rather than using venom, the animal would kill its prey by constriction.
  • I need hardly say, however, that the spider does not kill her prey by a mere fair-and-square bite alone. Cited from Science in Arcady, by Grant Allen
  • They often hunt by flying fast and low, typically less than above the ground, using trees and large shrubs to take prey by surprise.
  • They catch such prey by sitting under a tree until an insect passes by, and then they consume it.
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