why is the small intestine of herbivores longer than that of humans?
Asked by Himanshi Jain | 29th Apr, 2011, 12:00: AM
The main constituent of a herbivore's diet is cellulose (in the plant material). This is much more difficult to digest and so herbivores tend to have long intestines which prolong the digestive process.
Answered by | 30th Apr, 2011, 07:20: AM
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