Term for Eating the Young?

Robin Leech releech at TELUSPLANET.NET
Sun Oct 7 03:10:53 CDT 2001


Thanks one and all.  I will give a summary of the words and the definitions
as I can find them.
Some are pretty scary - perhaps that is as it should be.  I really do like
Ed Pirog's reply that,
as a parent, he know the reason that some parents eat their kids.
Robin
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neal Evenhuis" <neale at BISHOPMUSEUM.ORG>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2001 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: Term for Eating the Young?


> At 2:26 AM -0600 10/7/01, Robin Leech wrote:
> >Several have suggested "Cannibalism", but this
> >does not exclude the eating of just the young.
> >Robin Leech
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Robin Leech" <releech at TELUSPLANET.NET>
> >To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
> >Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2001 1:58 AM
> >Subject: Term for Eating the Young?
> >
> >
> >Hi,
> >Anyone out there know the term used to describe animal species
> >that eat their young?
> >Robin Leech
>
> I've seen both "pedovoria" and "pedophagy".
>
> --Neal




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