Heterotrophs



Heterotroph
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Heterotrophs feed off of other forms of life, like this eagle will do one day. This process of producing biological energy is different from that of autotrophs who do not bother anybody but produce their own food using energy from the sun.

Heterotrophs



Heterotroph
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Image courtesy of Corel Photography
Heterotrophs, like this eagle, feed off of other forms of life. This process of producing biological energy is different from that of autotrophs who produce their own food using energy from the sun.

The term heterotroph can refer to single or multi-celled organisms. Many bacteria as well as all fungi and

Heterotrophs



Heterotroph
Click on image for full size (122K jpeg)
Image courtesy of Corel Photography
Heterotrophs, like this eagle, feed off of other forms of life. Heterotrophs can feed on whole autotrophs (who produce their own food using energy from the sun), heterotrophs, parts of either, or their waste products.

The term heterotroph can refer to single celled organisms as well as multi-celled organisms. Most bacteria and all animal and fungal species are heterotrophic.



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