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Omnivores, Carnivores, and Heribivores – What are humans most like?

Posted by kristobaldude on August 20, 2012

March 1, 2012

Carnivore vs. Herbivore digestive tracts

Carnivore vs. Herbivore digestive tracts

Omnivore- “An animal or person that eats food of
both plant and animal origin.” Humans are Omnivores, and this is a stated fact.
But are their some characteristics of humans that can be more closely related
to a carnivore or a herbivore?

Although humans are omnivores, capable of eating
meat and plants, that does not mean that we are exactly like most omnivores.
Human characteristics are more closely related to herbivores. By proving this
theory, scientists have many relations proven between humans and modern herbivores.
By examining these different eater’s stomachs, carnivores have an intestinal
tract
that reaches three times the organism’s body length. While as inside a
herbivore, their intestinal tract reaches almost twelve times the organism’s
height. A human intestinal tract is much more relatable to one of a herbivore.

Our physical characteristics are greatly in common
with herbivores. Our mouths are small compared to our head size, unlike
carnivores where their mouths are more meant to capture, chew, bite, rip … (Read more here)

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