A quaternary consumer is an animal that is at the top of the food chain. These animals mainly eat or prey on animals below them on the food chain, such as tertiary and secondary consumers. More »

In a food chain, a second-level consumer is an organism that eats a first-level or primary-level consumer. For example, in a grassland biome, a snake is a second-level consumer that eats a primary-level consumer such as ... More »

Primary consumers are animals that eat producers, and since producers are almost always green plants, primary consumers can most simply be defined as herbivores, such as cows and deer. "Consumer" and "producer," in this ... More »

The Arctic wolf is a tertiary consumer, meaning it is at the top of the food chain. It shares its top position with the hawk and the polar bear. More »

Tigers are generally at the top of the food chain and classified as apex predators, so they aren't afraid of any other animal. One exception to this is the case of tigers living in the range of particular bear species, a... More »

An animal's niche refers to its place in its ecological food chain, and a coyote's niche is at the top of the food chain as it does not have many, if any, predators. The coyote is a ferocious predator that preys on many ... More »

Jaguars are apex predators that live at the top of the food chain, so they are prey to no other animal. They are top-level carnivores that serve the purpose of keeping the population in balance and effectively preventing... More »