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Difference between Carnivorous, Herbivorous and Omnivorous

Carnivorous refers to eating meat (or flesh).

  • These carnivorous dinosaurs are from the Cretaceous period.

Herbivorous refers to eating only plants.

  • The iguanas and tortoises are typical herbivorous reptiles.

Omnivorous refers to eating everything.

  • An omnivorous diet consists of meats, fruits, grains, and vegetables.