Scavenger

Scavenger

Scavenging is both a carnivorous and herbivorous feeding behavior in which the scavenger feeds on dead and decaying organic matter present in its habitat. The eating of carrion from the same species is referred to as cannibalism. Scavengers play an important role in the ecosystem by consuming the dead animal and plant material. Decomposers and detritivores complete this process, by consuming the remains left by scavengers.

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    Little scavenger away,
    touch not the door,
    beat not the portal down.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)