A food chain is a simple sequence of organisms in which each animal or plant is dependent on the one above or below it. Food webs are more complex than food chains in that they include all organisms that have similar fee... More » Food Food Facts

A food web is a comprehensive map of how energy moves, in the form of food, throughout an ecosystem, while a food chain is one specific path through the web. Most food webs on Earth derive their energy primarily, if not ... More » Science Biology

Deciduous forest food chains and food webs are terms that refer to the hierarchy of animals and plants living in temperate forests. The food web is comprised of consumers, secondary consumers, producers and decomposers. More » Science Environmental Science
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