Both species are omnivorous, feeding voraciously on fruits and insects.
The mezankoorie moth of the Assamese, Antheraea mezankooria, yields a valuable cocoon, as does also the Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, which has an omnivorous larva found throughout India, Ceylon, Burmah, China and Java.
Both species agree in their predaceous habits, omnivorous diet and great fecundity.
As might have been supposed from their dentition, the bears are omnivorous; but.
Peccaries are omnivorous, living on roots, fallen fruits, worms and carrion, and often inflict great devastation upon crops.