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Herbivores Animals Name List

Herbivores Definition: Herbivores are animals which only plant-based materials, such as leaves, fruits, stems, seeds, nectar, roots, bark, etc.

There are thousands of herbivore animals of the ecosystem.

Herbivores Animals Name-List

Animal

Its Feed

AntelopeBushes, smaller trees and grass.
BeaverLeaves, twigs, shrubs, ferns, aquatic plants, grasses, crops, etc.
BisonGrasses, weeds and leafy plants.
BuffaloGrasses, rice straw, weeds and leafy plants.
CamelGrass, grains, and wheat.
CowGrasses, rice straw, weeds and leafy plants.
DeerLeaves, twigs, shoots of plants, vines and rarely grass.
DonkeyBarley straw, hay and grass.
Iguanasleaves of trees and vines.
BeesPollen and nectar.
EarthwormsDecaying roots and leaves.
RhinocerosesGrass, twigs, leaves and small branches.
RabbitsHay, grass, fresh vegetables, few pellets
GoatWeeds,  grasses, hay,  grains and small tree barks.
OxeGrasses, rice straw, weeds and leafy plants.
Few Birds (sugarbirds, Cassowaries, Canada Geese, etc)Fruits, seeds, etc.
Herbivorous Fish (Acanthurus Lineatus, Acanthurus Nigrofuscus, Parrotfish And Unicornfishes).Algae and leaves of small plants.

 

However, the herbivores have been separated in to several groups based on their feeding strategies.

 

Animal

Its Feed

Examples

AlgivoresAlgaeHerbivorous fish
DetritovoreDecaying plant materialsFew earthworms, etc.
FrugivoresFruitOrangutans, hammer-headed bats, gorilla, etc.
FolivoresLeavesIguanas, koalas, etc.
NectarivoresNectarBees, sugarbirds, etc.
GranivoresSeedsFinches, sparrows, etc.
PalynivoresPollenMany insects and some mites etc.
MucivoresPlant fluids, mainly sapSome insects and birds.
XylophagesWoodBeavers, gribbles, wood-boring beetles, etc.