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predator in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredatorpred‧a‧tor /ˈpredətə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 HBAan animal that kills and eats other animalsprey2 CRUELsomeone who tries to use another person’s weakness to get advantages a sexual predator
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predatorThey also suspect that the move against wolves is part of a wider campaign against predators.The toxins defend them against predators, and most interestingly against the effects of bacteria and fungi.In due course the numbers will be drastically reduced by natural mortalities, disease and predators being the chief causes.The long spines of the sea urchins protect them from most predators.The more striking the colours, the easier they are to remember - no predator is likely to forget these particular insects.This beetle discharges a very hot fluid from a special gland at potential predators.It is a skill predators will readily learn.