Four-cham­bered stom­ach

World of Animals - - All About Reindeer -

Rein­deer are ru­mi­nants, which in Latin means ‘to chew over again’. Af­ter the food is fer­mented in the first two stom­achs it is re­gur­gi­tated and chewed again in or­der to mix it with saliva and

break it down fur­ther.

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