what is a primary consumer
Primary consumer is a term used in life sciences to describe an organism consumes another organism. For example, humans are primary consumers. They do not make their own food, and instead utilize plants and animals as food.
The primary consumer would be a grasshopper eating a blade of grass or a rabbit eating a carrot. A secondary consumer would be the ones who eat the grasshopper or the rabbit.
Primary consumers are related to primary producers. Primary consumers eat primary producers. For example, a primary consumer would be an animal eating a plant. The plant is the primary producer.