Like all birds of prey, owls are carnivores. Most live by hunting small mammals such as hares, rats and mice, but they are also known to catch and eat other birds. Very small owls, such as the elf owl, feed mostly on ins... More »

Tigers are carnivores, which means their diet consists almost entirely of meat. Not only is the tiger the largest member of the cat family, it is also the largest carnivorous mammal that resides on land. More »

Like most crustaceans, shrimps are omnivores and consume both plant materials and small animals. They are not picky eaters and are considered as scavengers, ingesting anything that is small enough for them to eat, includ... More »

One interesting fact about owls is that they are birds of prey, which means they hunt other animals to eat. Their eyes are large and face forward, and their ears are asymmetrical, with one ear being slightly higher or la... More »

Screech-owls are carnivores and feed on multiple types of prey, including moths, katydids, crayfish and small mammals like bats, small birds and mice. Its wide prey base makes it this owl with the most varied food source... More »

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Because owls eat their prey whole, they require a special digestive system consisting of a two-chambered stomach: the glandular stomach and gizzard. When an owl eats its prey, the prey first passes into the glandular sto... More »

Snowy owls are found in the Arctic and female owls, like the females of many birds of prey, are bigger and heavier than males. The male has lighter plumage, and some older males are almost all white. Because of this, Hed... More »