December 29, 2022
With the ensuing climate change we should take some lessons from the animal kingdom and reduce our meat consumption!
Animals that stick to a vegetarian diet are called
Let's take a look at the top 10 animals that survive of plants!
Cows are able to ingest lots of grass while grazing because their 4-chambered stomach is there to do the job of digestion effectively.
Like most other grazing species, such as cattle, goats have chambered stomachs made up of 4 cavities that can hold huge gallons of food in an instant.
It takes around 15 hours to digest their food completely.
Their antlers shed and regrow every year, requiring them a huge variety of nutrients to cope with the growing process.
These ruminants tend to be very picky about their diet.
These herbivorous animals are adapted to eating grass since their large and flat frontal teeth allow them to pluck the grass out of the ground.
These vegetarian species feed primarily on the green matter, including leaves and tree stalks.
They hydrate themselves through the food they eat or the morning vapors.
Zebras have a fantastic system of digestion.
Their bodies are adapted to filtering proteins and other vital nutrients efficiently from the roughest of grass.
Pandas spend around 12 hours every day devouring bamboo!
They have strong jaws that help chew the inner matter of a bamboo stalk.
Elephants solely feed on plant matter which is why they have to eat more than 350 pounds of vegetative matter every day.
Kangaroos are herbivorous creatures who depend almost entirely on grass, flowers, and plants to fulfill their appetite.
Their perfectly built dental structure ensures that the food they eat is ground to perfection before moving into the stomach.
Their food and shelter depend entirely on eucalyptus trees where they live and eat eucalyptus leaves.
Due to significantly less nutrient consumption, koalas feel lazy and sleepy throughout the day.
Read the whole article for even more facts on these amazing vegetarians!