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