What types of food do animals eat?

Animals can be put into groups based on the types of food they eat. Some animals called carnivores only eat meat.

Others are called ‘herbivores’. They only eat plants.

Animals that eat meat and plants are called ‘omnivores’.

Watch the video to learn more about animal groups and what they eat.

Which animal is a carnivore - Sheep or Cat?

Cats only eat meat, so they are called carnivores.

Cat looking curious

Sheep only eat plants, so they are called herbivores.

A sheep in a field
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