What Animals Eat Peanuts?

Some animals that eat peanuts include squirrels, pigs, field mice and rats, although rats are sensitive to the fungi that grows on peanuts. A variety of birds eat peanuts as well, including towhees, grackles, crows, ravens, jays, woodpeckers, northern cardinals and dark-eyed juncos. Other birds that eat peanuts include pyrrhuloxia, tufted titmice, chickadees, nuthatches, wrens and doves.