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Although the species involved vary greatly, most tropical rainforest food chains follow the same general pattern of producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers and decomposers. These food chains all begin with gree...

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The Amazon rainforest food chain has different trophic levels that include primary producers, primary consumers and secondary, tertiary and quaternary consumers. Decomposers or detrivores also are part of this food chain...

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Biology-Online defines a consumer as a living thing that cannot make its own food, and must eat (or consume) other living things to survive. In the context of a tropical rainforest, all of the animals living within the r...

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The Amazon rainforest food chain has different trophic levels that include primary producers, primary consumers and secondary, tertiary and quaternary consumers. Decomposers or detrivores also are part of this food chain...

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The food chain in a grassland is producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, scavengers and detrivores. Each part in this food chain is an important part of life in this harsh environment.

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In a tropical rainforest biome, some decomposers are insects, bacteria and fungi that live on the forest floor. Insects, such as leaf cutters, ants and termites, break down organic matter, such as leaves that fall on the...

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In tropical rain forests, such as the Amazon in South America, decomposer organisms include certain species of worm, fungi, bacteria and small arthropods. Decomposers are also known as saprotrophs and obtain nutrients by...

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