The Instigator
Aidan_Graz
Pro (for)
The Contender
PowerPikachu21
Con (against)

can a third order consumer eat a first order consumer?

Do you like this debate?NoYes+0
Add this debate to Google Add this debate to Delicious Add this debate to FaceBook Add this debate to Digg  
Debate Round Forfeited
Aidan_Graz has forfeited round #2.
Our system has not yet updated this debate. Please check back in a few minutes for more options.
Time Remaining
00days00hours00minutes00seconds
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/6/2017 Category: Science
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
Viewed: 326 times Debate No: 102913
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (1)
Votes (0)

 

Aidan_Graz

Pro

My science teacher wouldn't give me one more mark (which would just pass me) because I said that a third order consumer eats second order and SOMETIMES first order consumers. Eventually the third order would eat a first order consumer correct?
PowerPikachu21

Con

I'm going to have to disagree with you there. If an animal preys on a primary (1st order) consumer, it's a secondary (2nd order) consumer. Tertiary consumers (3rd order) prey on secondary consumers.

In a food chain, we get shown a simple line of prey and predators. One gets eaten by one higher up. You cannot be a tertiary consumer and a secondary consumer at the same time.
Debate Round No. 1
This round has not been posted yet.
This round has not been posted yet.
Debate Round No. 2
This round has not been posted yet.
This round has not been posted yet.
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by MakeDebatingGreatAgain 1 year ago
MakeDebatingGreatAgain
You are likely correct, but your science teacher probably could care less.
This debate has 2 more rounds before the voting begins. If you want to receive email updates for this debate, click the Add to My Favorites link at the top of the page.