What is a consumer in ecology?
A consumer in Ecology is a living organism that lives in a community that must eat to get the energy it needs.
"Consumer" in ecology means that Organisms obtains food by eating other organisms or plants, also called the producers. The reason they feed onto other organisms because they lack of the ability to manufacture their own food like plants. Plants can live on sunlight and water unlike other animals. Soo animals " Consume" food through other organisms