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Te Reo Pūtaiao

kaikame

consumer (biological)

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He rauropi ka kai i ētahi atu rauropi hei pūngao mōna. E whā ngā momo kaikame: ko ngā kaiota (he kai tipu anake); ko ngā kaikiko (he kai kiko kīrehe anake); ko ngā kaikiota (he kai i te tipu me te kiko kīrehe); ko ngā kaiwhakapopo (he kai i ngā matū pararopi).

An organism that consumes other organisms as a source of energy. There are four types of consumers: herbivores, which only eat plant matter; carnivores, which eat only animal flesh; omnivores, which eat both plant and animal matter; and decomposers, which break down dead plants and animals.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i kīia ai he kaikame te manu?

Wehewehea ngā rauropi o roto i te hapori repo ki ngā kaikame me ngā pūkame.

Ko tā te kaikame, he tango mai i te pūngao mōna i te kainga o tētahi atu rauropi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Takenga Mai

kai - to eat, consume

kame - food

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i kīia ai he kaikame te manu?

Wehewehea ngā rauropi o roto i te hapori repo ki ngā kaikame me ngā pūkame.

Ko tā te kaikame, he tango mai i te pūngao mōna i te kainga o tētahi atu rauropi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga