Name: Holly R.
I am creating a food chain and know that Hawks eat
mice. However, I don't know "what eats a Hawk?".
You have proposed an interesting question. Clasically, a hawk is considered
"the top of the food chain." That is, nothing eats a hawk. However, the
natural world is never so simple, some big cats (moutain lions, bobcats,
leopards)and bears have been known to eat hawks, especially if the hawks are
injured or sick and cannot fly away.
Here is a fun website:
University of Illinois
College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2004
Most of the time, nothing eats a hawk. They are at the top of the food chain. Except when
they die, and then they are decomposed by bacteria and fungi.
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