A carnivore, meanin 'meat eater' (Laitin, caro meanin 'meat' or 'flesh' an vorare meanin 'tae devour') is an organism that derives its energy an nutrient requirements frae a diet consistin mainly or exclusively o ainimal tishie, whether throu predation or scavengin.[1][2]

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  1. Nutrient Requirements: Carnivores. Duane E. Ullrey. Encyclopedia of Animal Science.
  2. Mammals: Carnivores. Duane E. Ullrey. Encyclopedia of Animal Science.