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Autotrophs produce their own food

Heterotrophs do not produce their own food. They eat other organisms for their food

They are also called Producers

They are also called Consumers

Autotrophs form the bottom of the food chain

Heterotrophs are in the second, third, fourth level of the food chain

Autotrophs can store sunlight and chemical energy

Heterotrophs cannot store energy

They cannot move from one place to another in search of energy

They move from one place to another in search of energy

Example - Plants, Algae

Example - Herbivores, Carnivores, Omnivores

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