second class of animals in the food chain; animals that prey on plant-eating primary consumers
carnivores which prey upon primary consumers.
Animals in the second level of the food chain which eat herbivores; Carnivore.
These are organisms in the food chain which feed on primary consumers. Birds, which are predators of butterflies are all secondary consumers, as they do not feed directly on plants (the producers) themselves.
Organisms that eat animals; second-order consumers; carnivores.