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  • fecal matter of animals

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  • fecal matter of animals

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Droppings Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Feces (or faeces), also called stool, is the body's solid waste left over from eating food. Human feces leave the intestinal tract and are removed from the body through the anus. Feces are known for their unpleasant odor and brownish color.

Although feces are generally considered waste, they actually have many uses. Feces are used by some scientists to follow tiger populations. Feces from some animals can be used to create fertilizers for plant crops. Some feces are also used as a fuel for fires.

In informal language, there are many words for feces. These are often offensive or even vulgar. Examples include "shit", "poop", and "crap".



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  • Garden Q&A: Handle deer droppings with care
    Question: I have a problem and hope that you can help me. My sizable flower garden has deer droppings all through the beds. There are ... Read more on this news related to 'Droppings'
  • Washington goose poop prompts officials maybe to let the dogs out
    The U.S. Park Service is weighing using dogs to drive off Canada geese that each foul the U.S. capital's National Mall with up to three pounds (1.4 kg) of droppings a day, the agency said on Tuesday. The Park Service is considering using border collies to harass the large and growing population of Canada geese from tourist draws like the Lincoln Memorial Refle Read more on this news related to 'Droppings'
  • Starlings in Carlisle city centre causing major problems
    Workers in an area of Carlisle have had to use umbrellas to protect themselves from a rain of bird droppings caused by a huge gathering of starlings. Read more on this news related to 'Droppings'

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