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RE: EVIL FANGED CERAPODANS



On Fri, 19 Nov 1999, Stewart, Dwight wrote:
> [...]
>    I think the terms carnivore and herbivore are meant to convey dominant
> dietary habits.  Chimps ocassionally eat
> termintes, but that hardly makes them omnivores.

Chimps are now known to eat a lot of meat. See Craig Stanford's "The
Hunting Apes": In peak hunting years, the Kasakela chimpanzee community
at Gombe consumes nearly a ton of meat, and the contribution of animal
protein to the diet can rival that of some human societies.