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Decayed

Fallen, as to physical or social condition; affected with decay; rotten; as, decayed vegetation or vegetables; a decayed fortune or gentleman. Decayedness.


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scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?

Carnivores eat meat. By definition, meat is dead. Carrion Eaters or Scavengers eat decaying meat. Carnivores tend not to eat decayed meat, while Carrion eaters prefer decaying meat but will eat fresh meat as well, with some exceptions. There are some Carrion eaters which can only digest ...

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by Scrotu90
Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:24 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?
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scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?

Thanks for your reply. So I guess there is no clear definition on decayed meat eater. The meat starts to decay the minute after the animal is dead. So all meat eaters eat decaying/decayed meat at some degree, the only difference is how decayed the meat is. ...

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by naturelover999
Mon Apr 25, 2011 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?
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scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?

Decayed meat is meat that's been or is being eaten by microbes, so bacteria doing this will continue doing so until it's lost all nutrient or they're killed off and might be a good example. Some vultures (like the Turkey vulture) ...

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by Babybel56
Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?
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scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?

This might be a stupid question to those who work in this field. I think scavenger refers to both dead meat or decayed meat eater instead of just of decayed meat eater. But I am not 100% sure. Also what animals eat (deeply) rotten meat? I have an argument with a friend about if ...

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by naturelover999
Sat Apr 23, 2011 4:05 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: scavenger == decayed /rotten meat eater ?
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Theories - Origin of Life

Pleasure is evolutions way of rienforcing decisions that make you more likely to live and reproduce. Generally, apples taste good and feces, decayed meat etc taste (and smell) bad. Incidentally there are exceptions as one would expect in a process that takes at least one generation to eliminate ...

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by BDDVM
Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:04 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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