What do turtles eat?

What do turtles eat? What do Pig-nose turtles eat? Pig-nose turtles are opportunistic omnivores, with herbivorous tendencies. Their principal food is the fruits of shoreline trees, although they also eat their leaves and flowers as well as algae and other submergent plants. Animal foods include insect larvae, mollusks, and crustaceans. Fish and mammals are also eaten, but probably as carrion.   […]

What do squirrels eat?

What do squirrels eat? What do flying squirrels eat ? Flying squirrels feed on a variety of plant and animal matter. Many of the larger tropical species are mainly herbivorous some specializing on the feeding of young shoots and fruits. The temperate species tend to feed largely upon tree seeds, some fruits and fungi, and animal matter. Smaller tropical species […]

What do Old World warblers eat?

What do Old World warblers eat? The diets of all members of the family consist primarily of insects, other arthropods, and especially spiders. Other prey items include crustaceans, snails, and harvestmen (Opiliones). Sap (golden-crowned kinglet) and nectar (several African and Asian species, especially Prinia) are occasionally consumed. Prinia hodgsonii and Orthotomus sutorius are known to carry pollen attached to the feathers […]

What do Yellow-bellied toad eat?

What do Yellow-bellied toad eat? Yellow-bellied toads mainly forage for food on land and eat a variety of terrestrial arthropods, including beetles, spiders, flies, and ants.  

What do kiwis eat?

What do kiwis eat? Kiwis feed on invertebrates, especially earthworms, spiders, and insects from the ground and litter. They take some plant material, but the quantity is insignificant compared with their intake of animal food. The sense of smell of kiwis is very acute so that most of their food is located by scent. Sight and sound play only minor […]

What do spotted nothura eat?

What do spotted nothura eat? The spotted nothura feeds on vegetable and animal matter, taking more insects than plants in Argentina, but elsewhere feeding mainly on seeds, including those of pasture plants, crops, and weeds.  

What do Painted frog eat?

What do Painted frog eat? Painted frogs actively forage at night for insects and other invertebrates.  

What do Cassowaries eat?

What do Cassowaries eat? Cassowaries feed on the fruits of rainforest trees and shrubs. The birds collect most of these from the ground, using their bill and sometimes their casque to unearth the fallen fruit from the litter of the forest floor. As the cassowaries travel, they disperse the seeds of these fruits throughout the rainforest, thus ensuring the continuance […]

What do moas eat?

What do moas eat?  A number of moa gizzards have been found and analyzed, showing that the birds fed on plants, taking seeds, twigs, and leaves from different species. Nineteen gizzards from two different sites showed that the birds took plants that grew in the forest and those from open country, suggesting they often fed along the boundary between the […]

What do Fire-bellied toad eat?

What do Fire-bellied toad eat? Fire-bellied toads eat a variety of insects, but more than half of their diet is made up of aquatic prey. Of course, the more time they spend foraging on land, the more terrestrial insects they include in the diet. Terrestrial insects eaten most often include beetles, flies, and ants. The tadpoles may eat some […]

What do Ostriches eat?

What do Ostriches eat? The ostrich grazes on green grass and browses on shrubs, succulents, and seeds. A few animals are taken, particularly when swarms of insects, such as the plague locust, are active.  

What do Iberian midwife toad eat?

What do Iberian midwife toad eat? Iberian midwife toads actively forage at night for small insects and crustaceans, including flies, grasshoppers, moth larvae, weevils and other beetles, and ants. To a lesser extent, they may also prey on isopods, spiders, and snails.  

What do Red-winged tinamou eat?

What do Red-winged tinamou eat?  It is sedentary, feeding on the ground on seeds, tubers, and fruit. In the summer it takes more animal food, including earthworms, termites, and other insects. It digs for food with its bill, and so is unpopular on newly sown cropland.  

What do Rheas eat?

What do Rheas eat?  Both species of rhea are mainly herbivores. Both take a few small animals—lizards, beetles and grasshoppers—but not in any significant quantity. Most of the present range of the greater rhea is used for cattle ranching, with the result that pastures have been seeded with fodder grasses and forbs. The greater rhea takes much alfalfa and maize. […]

What do Sea lamprey eat?

What do Sea lamprey eat? Larvae feed on microscopic plankton, algae, and detritus filtered from mud. During the parasitic phase, adult attaches to a host fish and extracts blood and/or muscle tissue. Does not feed after migrating upstream to spawn in fresh water.