The act or practice of eating human flesh by mankind. Hence; Murderous cruelty; barbarity.
the action of eating flesh of other human beings.
The practice of a doe eating her own young.
the practice of eating the flesh of your own kind
animals eating others that is their own kind
The act of one hamster killing and eating another. Typically this occurs with mothers and their newborn pups. The reason can be to protect the other pups in the litter from starvation or dehydration if there are too many pups for the mother to actively take care of, it may aslo occur if the pup is handled by a human or other non-hamster creature before the pup matures.
animal feeding on others of the same kind
an organism feeding on a member of the same species
The bad habit chickens have of eating each other's flesh, feathers, or eggs.
Cannibalism (from Spanish , in connection with alleged cannibalism among the Caribs), also called anthropophagy (from Greek "man" and "to eat") is the act or practice of humans eating other humans. In zoology, the term cannibalism is extended to refer to any species eating members of its own kind.
In zoology, cannibalism is a common ecological interaction in the animal kingdom and has been recorded for more than 1500 species (this estimate is from 1981, and likely a gross underestimation).