Re: birding-aus Carnivore Koel

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Subject: Re: birding-aus Carnivore Koel
From: Atriplex <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 13:07:44 +1030


> Here's a bold - and testable - hypothesis: any animal will eat
> meat if its given  access to it in an appropriate form and
> circumstances.

I suspect Michael is right. Another bizzare case is the NZ parrot (whose
name I can't spell) that cannibalises sheep by pecking their backs.
Also, the converse: think of the range of birds and other animals, normally
considered insectivorous or carnivorous, which will enjoy bread and fruit
on occasions.
Anne (definitely omnivorous)
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