What are secondary consumers?

Secondary consumers are largely carnivores that feed on the primary consumers or herbivores. They are heterotrophs, specifically carnivores and omnivores. Carnivores only eat other animals. Omnivores eat a combination of plants and animals.
Further Readings – 

  1. Energy Flow in Ecosystem
  2. Biodiversity – Species, Genetics & Ecosystem
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