Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 50 - Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption - 50.2 - Diverse Adaptations Support Ingestion and Digestion of Food - 50.2 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1079: 1


The plant material that herbivores eat provides a small number of calories compared to the animal products that omnivores and carnivores eat. To compensate for this, herbivores must eat a larger volume of food, so they typically spend much more time feeding.

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