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Organism that uses energy to make food (usually through photosynthesis)


Organism that gets energy and nutrients by breaking down remains of other organisms


Organism that eats other organisms. Can't make own food so they use energy in organisms


Eats other animals


Eats plants and animals


plant-eating animal

Food chain

Path of energy transfer from producers to consumers

Food web

Feeding relationships among organisms in an ecosystem

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