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Biting is a common zoological behavior involving the active, rapid closing of the jaw around an object. This behavior is found in toothed animals such as mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fish, but can also exist in arthropods. Myocytic contraction of the muscles of mastication is responsible for generating the force that initiates the preparatory jaw abduction (opening), then rapidly adducts (closes) the jaw and moves the top and bottom teeth towards each other, resulting in the forceful action of a bite.Biting is one of the main functions in most macro-organisms' life, providing them the ability to forage, hunt, eat, build, play, fight and protect, and much more. Biting may be a form of physical aggression due to predatory or territorial intentions, but can also be a normal activity of an animal as it eats, carries objects, softens and prepares food for its young, removes ectoparasites or irritating foreign objects (e.g. burred plant seeds) from body surface, scratches itself, and grooms other animals. Animal bites often result in serious punctures, avulsions, fractures, hemorrhages, infections, envenomation and death. In modern human societies, dog bites are the most common types, with children the most common victims and faces the most common targets. Other species that can exhibit such behavior towards human are typically aggressive urban animals such as feral cats, spiders and snakes, micropredators such as vampire bats and hematophagic arachnids (e.g. mosquitoes, fleas, lice, bedbugs and ticks, whose "bites" are actually a form of sting-like puncture rather than true biting), or dangerous wild carnivores such as wolves, big cats, bears, crocodilians and predatory fishes (e.g. sharks, barracudas and piranhas).
Bites is the first studio album by Skinny Puppy, released as an LP under Nettwerk in 1985. In 1993 it was reissued on CD with additional material originally performed by Hell-O Death Day, a pseudonym used for the band while they toured as an opener for the electronic act Chris and Cosey.
The numerical value of bites in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of bites in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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(The drugs) cause a reduction in the parasite so when the mosquito bites the person it doesn't transmit the disease.
We see a tremendous amount of tick bites (in Massachusetts).
We've been seeing cases in people in United States who seem to not really be aware that rabies can be transmitted by wildlife, especially bats, a lot of times, bat bites and scratches are very tiny. So a lot of people will try to hold a bat and they don't realize that bat has bitten.
Usually eating one will just cause mild pain and localized swelling if it bites or stings you.
And I think we need to move in very big bites, we are not looking to have incremental steps as a key driver of this process.
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