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Omnivore

An omnivore is an animal that eats both plants and meat.

Omnivores lack the specialist behaviour of carnivores and herbivores, searching widely for food sources, and are thus better able to withstand changes within their ecological niche.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Omnivore", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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