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Cecie Starr + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337408332

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Chapter 39, Problem 3CT
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Although rabbits cannot break cellulose down into simple sugars, the bacteria that live in their cecum can. However, for a rabbit to make use of the nutrients released by bacterial action, it must eat its feces. Why is this second round of ingestion necessary?

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