science vocab for bm

Term Definition
herbivore consumer that eats only plants
carnivore consumer that only eats other animals
omnivore consumer that eats both plants and animals
scavenger a carnivore that feeds on dead animanls
food chain a series of events in which one organism eats another and gets energy
food web many overlapping food chains in an ecosystem
organism a living thing
ecosystem all the living and nonliving things that interact in an area
predator a carnivore that adapts to its evironment so that it can hunt and kill other animals
prey an animal that a predator hunts

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