Translation for 'cannibalism' from English to Russian
NOUN   cannibalism | -
каннибализм {м}cannibalism
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Translation for 'cannibalism' from English to Russian

каннибализм {м}
Usage Examples English
  • Cannibalism is quite easy in anacondas since females are so much larger than males, but sexual cannibalism has only been confirmed in "E. murinus".
  • Evidence of widespread cannibalism was documented during the famine within Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
  • They also suggest that and that exocannibalism (cannibalism of members of outsider tribes), and cannibalism practised as a means of violence or revenge, played significantly smaller roles in Fijian culture than colonial European accounts suggested.
  • Cannibalism is the act of consuming another individual of the same species as food.
  • Sexual cannibalism increases offspring survival in "Pardosa pseudoannulata".

  • Intrauterine cannibalism (see also: cannibalism) occurs when siblings eat each other in the embryonic phase.
  • This is a list of incidents of cannibalism, or anthropophagy, as the consumption of human flesh or internal organs by other human beings.
  • The extent to which cannibalism was practiced in pre-historic times is debated.
  • The Korowai have been reported to practice ritual cannibalism up to the present day.
  • Sexual cannibalism occurs in roughly one quarter of all intersexual encounters of this species, though specimens of this species will engage in cannibalism regardless of age or gender if the opportunity presents itself.

  • On 21 May, the three health officers counted seventy new deaths, with signs of cannibalism observed in five cases. Over the next month, guards arrested about fifty people for cannibalism.
  • A 1999 study showed that cannibalism only benefits the caterpillar when other food is scarce.
  • Further instances include cannibalism as ritual practice; cannibalism in times of drought, famine and other destitution; as well as cannibalism as criminal acts and war crimes throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
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