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Carnivora

Carnivora

An order of chiefly flesh-eating mammals that includes the cats, dogs, bears, civets, minks, and hyenas, as well as the raccoon and panda; some species are omnivorous or herbivorous.

Origin: L. Carnivorus, fr. Caro (carn-), flesh, _ voro, to devour


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The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... reproducing organisms. The chief problem with that is, according to modern evolutionary theory, both felines and various organisms in the order Carnivora, many of which do not have barb-involving reproductive systems, evolved from a common sexually-reproducing organism, Miacoidea. Thus, the ...

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by irtree
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
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Animal Name Game!

I need another clue! Ok, think of a sub group of carnivore (and I don't necessarily mean carnivora either when I say that)

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by orbit
Mon Jun 04, 2007 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
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Class and Order question.

Ren, the carnivora class only exists under mammalia, since birds aren't mammals, they can't be carnivora. Each lower grouping branches from an upper grouping and the branches only intersect going higher up, the lower branches ...

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by mith
Wed Mar 28, 2007 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Class and Order question.
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Views: 10310

cow or dog

Cow....... In the sense that we are more herbivorus than carnivora.... and our digestive system have developed for herbal feeding better than flesh eating... Agree, by this meaning... People unable to live on pure meat diet, and quate succefully live ...

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by Locus
Sun Feb 18, 2007 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: cow or dog
Replies: 20
Views: 6853

cow or dog

Cow....... In the sense that we are more herbivorus than carnivora.... and our digestive system have developed for herbal feeding better than flesh eating...

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by sachin
Tue Feb 13, 2007 1:50 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: cow or dog
Replies: 20
Views: 6853
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