Carnivores Examples


Carnivores areorganisms that need to obtain energy from food by eating another living organism that is not a plant. We often think of carnivores as animals with sharp pointed teeth. However, carnivores as a group are much broader than that. Insects that eat other insects are carnivorous and some plants are carnivorous as well. As long as the animal or plant is not eating a producer which is another plant, then we would discussing a carnivore.

Examples of Carnivores:

1. Lions and tigers

2. Praying mantis

3. Spiders

4. Venus fly-trap

5. Eagles

6. Owls

7. Many species of beetles

8. Sharks

9. Crocodiles

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