3 Animals’ teeth varies based on type of diet Piscivores (fish eaters)-many pointy teethGarCarnivores (meat eaters)-serrated teeth or sharp beak or teeth to slice and swallowEagleBarracudaCougar
4 Herbivores (plant eaters)-Deer, horses, rodents & rabbits have flattened, nearly identical pre-molars & molars. These teeth have exposed enamel & dentine ridges on their surfaces to grind plants. Rodents have ever-growing incisors for gnawing plants or wood.horserabbitiguana
5 Durophagous (hard or shelled prey)-broadly rounded, short and conical Caiman lizardInsectivores (insect eaters)-for hard-bodied insects, predators have V or W shaped teeth; for soft-bodied insects, teeth are reduced, insects are retrieved with tonguearmadilloPlanktivores (plankton eaters)-shovel-like bills or baleenShoveler (bird)Baleen whale
6 Omnivores (plant and animal eaters)- Primates (including humans) and pigs are good examples. Pre-molars & molars have small cusps for grinding, but are not otherwise highly specialized. Canines may be short or long & may be used for function unrelated to killing prey.primatepigHuman
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