The consumption of animal flesh.
A plant family of the order Nepenthales.
Family of the suborder HAPLORHINI (Anthropoidea) comprising bipedal primate MAMMALS. It includes modern man (HOMO SAPIENS) and the great apes: gorillas (GORILLA GORILLA), chimpanzees (PAN PANISCUS and PAN TROGLODYTES), and orangutans (PONGO PYGMAEUS).
Members of the group of vascular plants which bear flowers. They are differentiated from GYMNOSPERMS by their production of seeds within a closed chamber (OVARY, PLANT). The Angiosperms division is composed of two classes, the monocotyledons (Liliopsida) and dicotyledons (Magnoliopsida). Angiosperms represent approximately 80% of all known living plants.
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.

Functional characterization of a class III acid endochitinase from the traps of the carnivorous pitcher plant genus, Nepenthes. (1/34)

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Fear of darkness, the full moon and the nocturnal ecology of African lions. (2/34)

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Invasive fire ants reduce reproductive success and alter the reproductive strategies of a native vertebrate insectivore. (3/34)

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Quite a few reasons for calling carnivores 'the most wonderful plants in the world'. (4/34)

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The effects of biting and pulling on the forces generated during feeding in the Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis). (5/34)

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Rise of dinosaurs reveals major body-size transitions are driven by passive processes of trait evolution. (6/34)

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Testing strength of biotic resistance against an introduced fish: inter-specific competition or predation through facultative piscivory? (7/34)

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Major taste loss in carnivorous mammals. (8/34)

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Carnivory refers to a diet that consists primarily or exclusively of animal tissue, including meat, fish, and poultry. In the context of human health, carnivory is not typically used as a medical term, but rather a dietary one. However, in zoology, the term "obligate carnivore" is used to describe animals that require meat to meet their nutritional needs and cannot survive on a vegetarian or herbivorous diet.

It's worth noting that while a carnivorous diet can provide certain nutrients, such as protein, iron, and vitamin B12, it may also be associated with health risks if not properly balanced. For example, diets high in red and processed meats have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer. Therefore, it's important to consult with a healthcare provider or registered dietitian before making any significant changes to your diet.

Sarraceniaceae is a family of carnivorous plants that includes the genera Sarracenia, Darlingtonia, and Heliamphora. These plants are characterized by their passive pitcher-shaped traps, which they use to capture insects as a source of nutrients.

* Sarracenia species, also known as North American pitcher plants, have tubular or funnel-shaped leaves that trap insects in a pool of water at the bottom. The walls of the trap are slippery and often have downward-pointing hairs that prevent the prey from escaping.
* Darlingtonia californica, also known as the cobra lily, has a unique hooded pitcher shape with a forked "tongue" that attracts and traps insects. The lid of the pitcher is perforated, allowing rainwater to enter and drown the prey.
* Heliamphora species, also known as sun pitchers or marsh pitcher plants, are found in South America and have tall, slender pitchers with a wide mouth that trap insects on a slippery surface. The traps contain a digestive fluid that helps break down the captured prey.

Sarraceniaceae plants are native to North and South America and are found in wet, nutrient-poor habitats where they have adapted to supplement their diet with insects.

Hominidae, also known as the "great apes," is a family of primates that includes humans (Homo sapiens), orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus), gorillas (Gorilla gorilla and Gorilla beringei), bonobos (Pan paniscus), and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). This family is characterized by their upright walking ability, although not all members exhibit this trait. Hominidae species are known for their high intelligence, complex social structures, and expressive facial features. They share a common ancestor with the Old World monkeys, and fossil records suggest that this split occurred around 25 million years ago.

Angiosperms, also known as flowering plants, are a group of plants that produce seeds enclosed within an ovary. The term "angiosperm" comes from the Greek words "angeion," meaning "case" or "capsule," and "sperma," meaning "seed." This group includes the majority of plant species, with over 300,000 known species.

Angiosperms are characterized by their reproductive structures, which consist of flowers. The flower contains male and female reproductive organs, including stamens (which produce pollen) and carpels (which contain the ovules). After fertilization, the ovule develops into a seed, while the ovary matures into a fruit, which provides protection and nutrition for the developing embryo.

Angiosperms are further divided into two main groups: monocots and eudicots. Monocots have one cotyledon or embryonic leaf, while eudicots have two. Examples of monocots include grasses, lilies, and orchids, while examples of eudicots include roses, sunflowers, and legumes.

Angiosperms are ecologically and economically important, providing food, shelter, and other resources for many organisms, including humans. They have evolved a wide range of adaptations to different environments, from the desert to the ocean floor, making them one of the most diverse and successful groups of plants on Earth.

Biological evolution is the change in the genetic composition of populations of organisms over time, from one generation to the next. It is a process that results in descendants differing genetically from their ancestors. Biological evolution can be driven by several mechanisms, including natural selection, genetic drift, gene flow, and mutation. These processes can lead to changes in the frequency of alleles (variants of a gene) within populations, resulting in the development of new species and the extinction of others over long periods of time. Biological evolution provides a unifying explanation for the diversity of life on Earth and is supported by extensive evidence from many different fields of science, including genetics, paleontology, comparative anatomy, and biogeography.

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  • These results imply constraints on the available routes to evolve plant carnivory. (kraugh.it)
  • Lee, J. J.] -- PART 7: CARNIVOROUS PLANTS -- Ecophysiological Look at Plant Carnivory: Why are Plants Carnivorous? (epa.gov)
  • Carnivorous plants exploit animals as a nutritional source and have inspired long-standing questions about the origin and evolution of carnivory-related traits. (kraugh.it)
  • Aquatic carnivorous plants have evolved in low nutrient environments, and so have evolved carnivory to supplement the low nutrient concentration that the environment provides. (coralrealm.com)
  • Because carnivory often involves intraguild predation, there is the potential for enemy species to reduce carnivore populations more than herbivores, effectively releasing pest species from population control. (usda.gov)
  • There are lots of predatory mammals, but specialized carnivory is uncommon. (iflscience.com)
  • Impact of carnivory on human development and evolution revealed by a new unifying model of weaning in mammals. (lu.se)
  • To investigate the molecular bases of carnivory, we sequenced the genome of the heterophyllous pitcher plant Cephalotus follicularis , in which we succeeded in regulating the developmental switch between carnivorous and non-carnivorous leaves. (kraugh.it)
  • These new findings are a breakthrough because they allow future molecular analyses that will help understand the origins of carnivory," the scientists are convinced. (sciencedaily.com)
  • Adamec L.] -- Reversing the Roles of Predator and Prey: A Review of Carnivory in the Botanical World. (epa.gov)
  • There had also been other indirect sources of evidence of carnivory, like high levels of a certain nitrogen isotopes, which suggested meat- and/or mushroom-heavy diets. (kpbs.org)
  • not to encourage blatant carnivory, but eating some rich fatty meat is a good way to fill your belly on calories that won't. (homebrewersassociation.org)
  • Conventional meat giants Tyson and Cargill have also hedged their bets on the future of carnivory by investing in cell-based startups, and Swiss processed-food giant Nestle has announced plans to do the same . (motherjones.com)
  • Since it takes two to 10 calories of maize or wheat to produce a calorie of meat, depending on the animal, carnivory demands more cropland. (rockefeller.edu)
  • Is the Subject Area "Carnivory" applicable to this article? (plos.org)
  • One, Cyrtopeltis modestus , is much like the Pameridea bugs that live on Roridula (and facilitate that plant's carnivory). (sarracenia.com)
  • It amazes me that as humans, we can live well on diets that range from near-complete carnivory to plant-rich omnivory. (blogspot.com)
  • Carnivory (and thus death and suffering) apparently integral to life on the created Earth from the first. (answering-christianity.com)
  • The next time you discuss this topic with an old earther or theistic evolutionist, try out this helpful parable to explain the relevance of Genesis 1:29-39 and Genesis 9:3-4 on the topic of pre-Fall death and carnivory. (creation.com)
  • 8. Transcriptome analysis of food habit transition from carnivory to herbivory in a typical vertebrate herbivore, grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella. (nih.gov)
  • Eocasea does not represent the only species that led to a transition from carnivory to herbivory with a concomitant increase in body size. (iflscience.com)
  • [13] [14] Venus flytrap ( Dionaea muscipula ), pitcher plant ( Cephalotus follicularis ), and bladderwort ( Utricularia gibba ) can be seen as exemplars of key traits genetically associated with carnivory: trap leaf development, prey digestion, and nutrient absorption. (cloudfront.net)
  • Carnivory has evolved independently in different taxonomic plant clades. (uni-wuerzburg.de)
  • Givnish thinks that's because carnivory ultimately boosts photosynthesis abilities, a skill plants deploy best in bright and wet conditions. (discovermagazine.com)
  • [5] In 1875, Charles Darwin published Insectivorous Plants , the first treatise to recognize the significance of carnivory in plants, describing years of painstaking research. (cloudfront.net)
  • But why do these plants resort to carnivory in the first place? (allianceforthebay.org)
  • The maws of the Venus flytrap are probably the most famous - and best understood - style of plant carnivory. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Smithsonian evolution expert Briana Pobiner will explore the idea that human evolution is over, through her research on human carnivory and cannibalism. (livescience.com)