What Animals Eat Meat?

Animals that eat meat include domesticated cats, lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs, dogs, wolves, foxes, jackals, coyotes, raccoons, ferrets, hyenas, seals, sea lions, opossums, dolphins, whales, sharks and other fish. A carnivore is a creature that eats meat, whether through hunting and killing another animal or by scavenging a carcass.

Some other carnivores include servals, lynxes and bobcats, weasels and stoats, skunks, badgers, otters, mongoose, genets, and civet cats. Carnivores also include birds of prey like eagles, owls, falcons, hawks, ospreys, buzzards and vultures. Other birds like puffins, penguins, gulls, terns, boobies, cormorants, pelicans, storks, petrals, skuas and shearwaters are carnivorous. Frogs, turtles and snakes are also carnivorous, as are spiders.