Vultures are ubiquitous consumers of carrion.
“It was a bit too much for me,” Carrion recalled.
The carcasses are bigger than ever, though the carrion may find the pickings unappetising.
As a generalist species, hedgehogs feed on almost anything they come across on their travels; insects, fallen fruit, carrion and even bird’s eggs feature on a hedgehog’s menu.
The genomes of hooded and carrion crows mapped almost perfectly onto one another.
Among vertebrates there are species such as the vultures that exist solely on carrion.
A pair of carrion crows rested on a rooftop antenna across the street from my hotel room.
Many invertebrates, such as carrion beetles, live almost entirely on decomposing animal matter.
Even inside the hybrid zone, however, hooded and carrion crows tended to mate with their own kind.
Vulture, any of 22 species of large carrion-eating birds that live predominantly in the tropics and subtropics.
Carrion crows wanted to mate with carrion crows, and hooded crows wanted to mate with hooded crows.
A subspecies of the carrion crow with gray on the back of the neck and breast is called the hooded crow (C. corone cornix).
Besides live fish, bald eagles also prey on other birds, small mammals, snakes, turtles, and crabs, and they readily eat carrion.
In fact, German carrion crows shared more of their DNA with German hooded crows than they did with other carrion crows from Spain.
It turns out that my old friends the dung beetles, along with flesh flies and other carrion-loving insects, comprise the corpse flower’s primary pollinators.
Pork or carrion should never be eaten and neither should carrion eaters such as vultures or dogs; products such as feces or hides from these animals should also be avoided.
Several succulent plants of the Asclepiadoideae subfamily, such as Hoodia, Huernia, and carrion flower (Stapelia), produce odours that are offensive to humans but attract pollinating flies.
Early released birds were electrocuted on power lines; others died after eating carrion laced with lead from bullets (last year California banned hunters from using lead bullets) or drinking radiator fluid.
He had no opportunity of saying, or so much as thinking, anything else, until he was clear of the Old Bailey; for, the crowd came pouring out with a vehemence that nearly took him off his legs, and a loud buzz swept into the street as if the baffled blue-flies were dispersing in search of other carrion.
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