Any of numerous aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia some of whose leaves are modified as small urn-shaped bladders that trap minute aquatic animals.
Any of a large genus Utricularia of carnivorous aquatic plants of the family Lentibulariaceae. They have leaves with bladders that entrap small aquatic animals.
carnivore / kɑːrnɪvɔːr /
Množina reči carnivore je carnivores.
ETYM Cf. French carnivore.
In zoology, mammal of the order Carnivora. Although its name describes the flesh-eating ancestry of the order, it includes pandas, which are herbivorous, and civet cats that eat fruit.
Carnivores have the greatest range of body size of any mammalian order, from the 100 g/3.5 oz weasel to the 800 kg/1,764 lb polar bear.
The mammalian order Carnivora includes civet cats, raccoons, cats, dogs, and bears.
1. Any animal that feeds on flesh:.
2. Terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal; terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb.
1. Any organism that feeds mainly on insects.
2. Small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals.
Any animal whose diet is made up largely or exclusively of insects. In particular, the name is applied to mammals of the order Insectivora, which includes the shrews, hedgehogs, moles, and tenrecs.