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What is Meant by a Primary Consumer, Secondary Consumer and a Tertiary Consumer? Give One Example of Each. - Science

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What is meant by a primary consumer, secondary consumer and a tertiary consumer? Give one example of each.

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Herbivores that feed on plants are called primary consumers. Example: Insects.
Small carnivores that feed on other animals, especially herbivores, are called secondary consumers. Example: Frogs.
Large carnivores that feed on other animals, especially secondary consumers, are called tertiary consumers. Example: Birds.

             Insects → Frogs → Birds
(Primary consumers)       (Secondary consumers)         (Tertiary consumers)

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