small prey

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  • The young will take small prey as soon as two days after hatching.
  • It takes a wide variety of mainly animal food, and will eat any suitable small prey.
  • They take many insects and other small prey from their forest habitat.
  • Mutely watching the two strong men, she seemed like some small prey over which fierce forces fought. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • Small prey was usually brought down with a blow of the front paw and then held down with both front feet.
  • They may help in capturing small prey, or they may be used when the creature has to fight a larger enemy. Cited from On the Seashore, by R. Cadwallader Smith
  • This would let them live in oxygen-poor water, or pursue small prey in shallow water.
  • Although coyotes can live in large groups, small prey is typically caught singly.
  • The eyes of the animal could have had stereoscopic vision, which would help it find small prey.
  • Small prey are taken where large ungulates are less common.
  • The chicks grow rapidly, being able to consume small prey whole after a few weeks.
  • They are seed eaters, but will also take insects and similar small prey.
  • Competition between these predators supposedly decreases in summer, when small prey species are more available.
  • They eat small prey such as insects and lizards, and will also regularly take fruit.
  • Although dangerous looking, these fangs were likely used to trap small prey rather than pierce large game.
  • All the species are basically fruit-eating, but will take insects and other small prey.
  • They are omnivores, and feed equally well on large fruit and small prey.
  • Water is forced through the lamellae and small prey items are collected.
  • This is thought to be due to the fish following small prey fish into the lagoon, where these small species spawn.
  • The use for these teeth is not known, but Eothyris might have used them to eat small prey.
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