Pandas, bamboo lemurs and bamboo rats all eat bamboo exclusively. Many other animals, such as golden monkeys, eat bamboo occasionally. Humans eat cooked bamboo shoots.Know More
Animals that eat large quantities of bamboo have evolved mechanisms to deal with the cyanide compounds that bamboo synthesizes.
Bamboo is a type of grass. It is noted for its ability to grow very quickly. Running bamboo sends out underground shoots that can cover long distances before developing shoots that grow upwards. The woody stems of bamboo are used as a construction material and a source of fiber. The only species of bamboo native to North America is called rivercane; it was once an important natural resource for Native Americans, both as a food source and as a construction material.Learn more about Zoology
Butterflies are eaten by animals such as skunks, insect-eating birds, bats, frogs, toads and mice. They are also preyed on by insects like spiders, parasitic flies, assassin bugs, wasps, mantids and ants. Both young caterpillars and adult butterflies rely on camouflage and poison to defend themselves and can also fly away to avoid being eaten from pursuing predators.Full Answer >
Crustaceans like crabs, crayfish and lobsters eat seaweed, as do plankton and humans. No seaweed species is known to be poisonous.Full Answer >
Some animals that eat caterpillars are wasps, reptiles, certain mammals and birds. Of these animals that prey on caterpillars, birds are their main predators. The caterpillar is the larval stage of insects like moths and butterflies.Full Answer >
Livestock, poultry and domestic pets are animals that consume corn. Every continent produces corn, except for Antarctica. Corn no longer grows in the wild because it's a plant that is completely domesticated.Full Answer >