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An organism that obtains its food by eating other organisms.
consumer
All of the interacting food chains in an ecological community.
food web
An animal that eats green plants.
primary consumer
The waste product excreted by an earthworm.
casting
To separate into constituent parts or elements; to disintegrate.
decompose
To cut or separate into small pieces and examine carefully.
dissect
A small, usually rounded, packet of substance.
pellet
An animal that hunts and eats other animals.
predator
An arrangement of the members of an ecological community according to the order in which each uses the next (usually lower) member for food.
food chain
Any organism that breaks down dead plant and animal matter into nutrients.
decomposer
An animal that is hunted and eaten by other animals.
prey
An animal that eats only other animals.
carnivore
An animal that eats only plants or producers.
herbivore
An animal that eats both plants and other animals.
omnivore
An environment that meets the needs of an organism.
habitat