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Herbivorous animals can obtain more nutrients from plants than can carnivorous animals because _____. A. they produce enzymes that can break down cellulose B. they have cellulose-digesting microbes in their cecums C. their intestines are longer, providing them with more surface for absorption D. their teeth are better designed for mechanical digestion
Answer: B, C, and D. Herbivorous animals can obtain more nutrients from plants than can carnivorous animals because: they have cellulose-digesting microbes in their cecums; their intestines are longer, providing them with more surface for absorption; and their teeth are better designed for mechanical digestion.
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Answer: B, C, and D. Herbivorous animals can obtain more nutrients from plants than can carnivorous animals because: they have cellulose-digesting microbes in their cecums; their intestines are longer, providing them with more surface for absorption; and their teeth are better designed for mechanical digestion.
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