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Man - Wolf - Sheep
A Comparison
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  MAN WOLF SHEEP
TEETH    
incisors both jaws both jaws lower jaw only
molars ridged ridged flat
canines small large absent
JAW      
movements vertical vertical rotary
function tearing-crushing tearing-crushing grinding
mastication unimportant unimportant vital function
rumination never never vital function
STOMACH      
capacity 4 pints 4 pints 8 1/2 gallons
emptying time 3 hours 3 hours never empties
inter digestive rest yes yes no
bacteria present no no yes - vital
protozoa present no no yes - vital
gastric acidity strong strong weak
cellulose digestion none none 70% - vital
digestive activity weak weak vital function
COLON AND CAECUM      
size of colon Short - small Short - small Long - capacious
size of caecum tiny tiny Long - capacious
function of caecum none none vital function
appendix vestigial absent cecum
rectum small small capacious
digestive activity none none vital function
cellulose digestion none none 30% - vital
bacterial flora putrefactive putrefactive fermentative
food absorbed from none none vital function
volume of feces small - firm small - firm voluminous
gross food in feces rare rare large amount
GALLBLADDER      
size well-developed well-developed often absent
function strong strong weak or absent
DIGESTIVE ACTIVITY      
from pancreas solely solely partial
from bacteria none none partial
from protozoa none none partial
digestive efficiency 100% 100% 50% or less
FEEDING HABITS      
frequency intermittent intermittent continuous
SURVIVAL WITHOUT      
stomach colon and cecum possible / possible possible / possible impossible / impossible
microorganisms possible possible impossible
animal protein impossible impossible possible
RATIO OF BODY LENGTH TO      
entire digestive tract small intestine 1:5 1:4 1:7 1:6 1:27 1:25

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