Nutrition in Animals

Animals show heterotrophic mode of nutrition. They take food from other organisms. Some animals directly take food from green plants and they are called herbivores. Some other animals eat other animals and they are called omnivores. Different animals have different methods of taking food. An animal’s mouth part varies according to the eating habit of that animal. Complex animals have a well developed digestive system to take, digest and assimilate food. The human digestive system is composed of an alimentary canal and some accessory glands.

Animal Nutrition Quiz