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To eat leaves or leaf eating.

Many leaves contain a high proportion of hard-to-digest cellulose and relatively little energy. For this reason, folivorous mammals tend to have long digestive tracts and slow metabolisms. Many have the help of symbiotic bacteria to release the nutrients in their diets.

Folivorous creatures eating leaves. The folivorous creatures eating out.

This entry is located in the following units: folio-, foli-, folii- (page 3) vor-, vora-, -vore, -vorous, -vores, -vora, -vory (page 4)
(The special features of folivorous existence)