1 : feeding on both animal and vegetable substances omnivorous animals. 2 : avidly taking in everything as if devouring or consuming an omnivorous reader omnivorous curiosity.
How do you pronounce this word omnivores?
How do you pronounce herbivores?
What are examples of omnivores?
Examples of omnivores include bears, birds, dogs, raccoons, foxes, certain insects, and even humans. Animals that hunt other animals are known as predators, while those that are hunted are known as prey. Since omnivores hunt and are hunted, they can be both predators and prey.
Are humans omnivore?
Human beings are omnivores. People eat plants, such as vegetables and fruits. We eat animals, cooked as meat or used for products like milk or eggs.
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