19509Re: [DebunkCreation] Who is eating cud ?
- Jun 24, 2001On 24 Jun 01, at 20:11, henryhanno@... wrote:
>No, they don't. Cud is a product of ruminants. Ruminants hold
> Here are my "thoughts" of this: Rabbits do chew the cud
their food in a chamber of their stomach, and vomit up this stored
food ("cud") later for more processing. It's an adaptation that
allows them to eat quickly and then retreat to a hiding spot to
digest their food, thus minimizing their exposure to predators.
> Rabbits are herbivores, animals that need to digest cellulose. This isRabbits do not eat cud or regurgitated material. Ruminants do
> done in a huge cecum (the starting point of the large intestines and
> the appendix) where cellulose is stored and digested with the help of
> specific bacteria. They will re-eat the regurgitated material (cud)
that, and rabbits are not ruminants. Rabbits eat their shit, which
still contains a lot of organic material that gets extratced as it
passes through the gut a second time.
Shit is not cud. Big difference.
Eating "cud" is not
> synonymous with eating "shit."That's right. Shit and cud are totally different. Rabbits eat shit.
They do not eat cud.
> Here are the pertinent passages from the bible: (Unfortunately, theNo kidding. It doesn't have much science straight. But this is all
> Bible does not have it's animal biology straight
offtopic for this list.
> LEVITICUS 11:5Rabbits do not "bring up cud".
> .......and he rabbit, though it is bringing up the cud
Only, this ye do not eat, of those
> bringing up the cud, and of those dividing the cloven hoof: the camel,Rabbits do not "bring up cud".
> and the hare, and the rabbit, for they are bringing up the cud
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