Carnivores need teeth that help them tear apart meat and bones, so they have sharp, scissorlike chompers. Herbivores, in contrast, don't need teeth that can tear but instead need grinding teeth, and so as a result they h... More »

The major difference between these three groups is that carnivores eat meat, herbivores eat plants, and omnivores eat a little of both. Each has a different kind of teeth and digestive system that helps it eat and digest... More »

Monotremes, marsupials and placental mammals differ in superficial details relating to teeth and bone structure, but the main difference is in modes of reproduction. Placentals, or "Eutheria," gestate their young interna... More »

The major difference between these three groups is that carnivores eat meat, herbivores eat plants, and omnivores eat a little of both. Each has a different kind of teeth and digestive system that helps it eat and digest... More »

Herbivores eat a variety of plants. While some herbivores consume the plant itself, many feed on the berries or seeds that the plant produces. More »

The consumer that only eats animals is called a carnivore. Carnivores are secondary consumers and they eat the animals that eat the plants. More »

An animal that hunts other animals for food is called a carnivore or predator. These animals must kill other smaller animals to feed. Since carnivores must hunt to survive, they use large amounts of energy to obtain thei... More »