Scavengers are having the feeding behavior like carnivores and herbivores. In its habitat, they feed on dead animal and plant material. From the same species carrion eating is known as cannibalism. By eating dead animal and plant material, scavengers play an important role in ecosystem. The remains of scavengers are consumed by decomposers and detrivores. North American vulture is a largest scavenger with the wingspan of 9 feet is famous as thunderbird because their wings are having the capability to produce thunder. Decaying biomass is mostly consumed by scavengers which are meat or rotting plant material. They are at third trophic level and essential part of food web. They keep the ecosystem clean by recycling the dead material into the ecosystem as nutrients. To an urban area or farmland, they are well adapted.

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