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Food Chains (Pkt. 5 List 3)

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Food Chain
A path of energy and how it is transferred in a community
Food Web
A series of overlapping food chains
Carnivore
An animal that only eats other animals; secondary consumer (sharp teeth)
Decomposer
An organism in the food chain that breaks down the remains of dead organisms
Herbivore
An animal that eats only plants; primary consumer (flat teeth)
Omnivore
An animal that eats both plants and animals; consumer (sharp & flat teeth)
Consumer
An organism in the food chain that cannot make its own food, it must eat
Producer
An organism, such as a plant, that can make its own food

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