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Although insects had devoured the original feather vanes and barbs, the shafts were still visible, wrapped around yucca fiber cords.How many turkey feathers does it take to make an ancient blanket? 11,500|Jennifer Ouellette|November 28, 2020|Ars Technica
These findings suggest that most of the mercury in deep-sea critters comes from human activities, rather than being released by undersea volcanoes and hydrothermal vents, and is devoured by scavengers when they encounter newly sunk fish carcasses.Researchers found signs of human pollution in animals living six miles beneath the sea|Kate Baggaley|November 19, 2020|Popular-Science
It means the strongest embryo in the womb devours its weaker siblings.
I devoured stories about others who had gone through terrible times.After losing two loved ones to covid-19, I turned to books. Here are 15 titles that helped me cope.|Zibby Owens|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
These tendrils devour the rich proteins, like collagen, found inside the bone.
We believe in the tariff because it keeps the hands of the producer close to the mouth of the devourer.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Gluttony is a prodigal consumer and devourer of the creatures of God.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The devourer of human flesh is called a cannibal, but what shall we call him who feeds upon the souls of men?The Green Book|Mr Jkai
A huge box full of novels had come down, and Miss Macnulty was a great devourer of novels.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
While I was still smiling about the stuck-up devourer of broken glass, I ran slap into Godkin, who used to be a neighbor of ours.What's your hurry?|George Niblo