Sentence Examples

  • Is it not a reproach that man is a carnivorous animal?
  • The desert was full of wild life, the balance of nature being preserved by the carnivorous animals preying on the herbivorous; trees watered by soakage from the Nile protected the undergrowth and encouraged occasional rainfall.
  • The teeth especially exemplify the carnivorous type in its highest condition of development.
  • From this point of view the various adaptive modifications of mammalian dentition may be roughly grouped under the headings of piscivorous, carnivorous, insectivorous, omnivorous and herbivorous.
  • Snakes are carnivorous, and as a rule take living prey only; a few feed habitually or occasionally on eggs.