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The Ant Eater is a very interesting mammal. The body is narrow and the fur is gray overall with black and white along the shoulders. The hair is coarse and thick, longest on the tail. The head is elongated and tapers to a tubular mouth.


herbivore - Plant eater, vegitarian.
hibernate - To pass a cold season in sleep or seclusion.
hybrid - A crossbred animal. The offspring of two different species.

The reindeer is a plant eater and eats a wide variety of vegetation. The mainstay of its diet are the lichens and tough grass that grows on the tundra. In the spring, the reindeer will graze the newly sprouted shoots of grass and shrubs.

Sloth bears are considered mymecophagists or "termite and ant eaters". They have special feeding modifications that allow them to be expert termite consumers. They use their long, curved claws to dig into deteriorating logs, blow the dust away and then suck up termites like a vacuum cleaner.

The white-tailed deer is an herbivore or plant eater. It follows well-used trails to its feeding areas. It feeds in the early morning hours and in the late afternoon. A deer's diet changes depending on its habitat and the season. It eats green plants in the spring and summer.

The muskrat is not really a rat, but it is a common herbivore (plant eater) of Minnesota's wetlands. The muskrat and its bigger cousin, the beaver, are the only mammals that actually build homes in the water. That is where they spend the winter and raise their young.
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An ant eater instead crushes insects it consumes using hard growths found on the inside of its mouth, and its muscular stomach. Sand and small rocks have also been found in anteaters' stomachs, suggesting that these are ingested to aid digestion (possible gastroliths).

Diet: The ringtail possum is an herbivore (a plant eater) that eats leaves, fruit, and flowers in the trees at night. The common ringtail has adapted to eating toxic eucalyptus leaves; it can detoxify the poisons in this plant.

Horned lizards are unusual in that they are myrmecophagous - ant eaters - with blunt, noncuspid, peglike teeth for crushing prey. The diet of Phrynosoma taurus is 61% harvester ants, with the remainder comprised of other arthropods.

Food: omnivore (both meat and plant eater); earthworms are the main food; also beetles, slugs, wasp grubs, frogs, young rabbits and mice, fruit, bluebell bulbs.

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The Rainforest Parrot (Psittaciformes) is the most colourful bird in the rainforests. It is both a plant eater and a meat eater. It is beautifully colourful with bold colours of red, green, black, white and blue.

All bears are classified as carnivores, with each species having a variable degree of herbivorous tendency. The panda, for example, is almost exclusively a plant eater. The polar bear is almost entirely a carnivore.
Bears
The Black Bear
The Brown Bear
The Polar Bear
The Asiatic Black Bear ...

All bears are classified as carnivores, or meat eaters, but they all eat plants to one degree or another. The panda, for example, is almost exclusively a plant eater. The polar bear is almost entirely a carnivore.
There are considered to be eight species of bear.

Niche:
An organism's role in its habitat environment, such as food producer, decomposer, parasite, plant eater (herbivore), meat-eater (carnivore).
Nidifugous birds:
Ground-nesting birds.

Desert iguanas also use the burrows and holes made by other animals as protection from enemies, sometimes making a complex system of tunnels through the sand. The desert iguana is mainly a plant eater, feeding off flowers from the creosote bush as well as fruits, leaves, ...

Frozen fish must be supplemented with B1 (thiamin) as freezing causes the development of thiaminase, an enzyme which destroys thiamin. Sand eels and Lance fish may also be offered (placed in shallow bowls of water); they will often encourage a reluctant eater.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Burro, Termite, Ant, Bear, Coyote?

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