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Cannibal: an organism that feeds on other members of its species.

 cannibal tiger salamander

 

non-cannibal salamander mouth

 

cannibal salamander mouth

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  • Article: Cannibal Salamanders
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: December 17, 2009
  • Date accessed: February 21, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/feeding-salamanders

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2009, December 17). Cannibal Salamanders. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved February 21, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/feeding-salamanders

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Cannibal Salamanders". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 17 December, 2009. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/feeding-salamanders

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Cannibal Salamanders". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 17 Dec 2009. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 21 Feb 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/feeding-salamanders

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
Cannibal common tree frog

Cannibalism is common in insects and other invertebrates, but less so in vertebrates, like this tree frog. Image by H. Krisp.

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