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 »

A few examples of well-known primary consumers are cows, deer and rabbits. These animals are strict herbivores, meaning that they only eat plant-based food sources. Other examples of primary producers include elk, moose,... More »

Primary consumers feed solely on plants.Their food consists of leaves, grasses, fungus, flowering shrubs and other hedging plants. In the food chain, plants are the producers that are fed on by herbivores. Examples of pr... More »

First-level consumers are animals or organisms that feed exclusively on producers or plants. First-level consumers can also be referred to as herbivores, and usually come at the second stage of the food chain. More »

Elephants, rhinos, moose, squirrels and giraffes are all herbivores.Herbivores are the second level of the food chain and are the primary consumers, or first consumers, on the food chain. More »

A few examples of well-known primary consumers are cows, deer and rabbits. These animals are strict herbivores, meaning that they only eat plant-based food sources. Other examples of primary producers include elk, moose,... More »

The ocean is full of living things including green plants, herbivores, carnivores and scavengers. The ocean is home to blue whales, which is the largest species in the history of the planet, as well as microscopic organi... More »