The mammalian order Carnivora is named for the dietary habits of the great majority of its 250-plus species that are meat or flesh eaters. There are an exceptional few carnivores that do not eat flesh. For example, the giant panda feeds on bamboo, and some other bears are primarily herbivorous.


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  • Jessica H. Lewis
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  1. 1.University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Central Blood BankPittsburghUSA

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