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Definition

Consumer: is an organism that feeds on plants or other animals for energy. There are four types of consumers; herbivores (plant eaters), carnivores (meat eaters), omnivores (plant and animal eaters), and detritivores (decomposers).

Hawaiian Translation: Ho‘ohamu (to consume)


Example

consumer

A bird such as the ‘I‘iwi, is known as an consumer as it eats seeds and berries produced by plants.


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