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Submitted by cfellrath on Wed, 04/11/2018 - 23:59

 As I examined the diet of this species, I found that the species diet consisted of grass. I looked at the structure of the teeth, and observed hypsodont teeth. These teeth were also occulusal, lophodont teeth consistent with the diet of grazer such as horses. The digestive system also pointed in the direction of a grazers’ diet. The esophagus was 5-7 feet long. The stomach was could hold between 10-22 quarts. The small intestine was around feet and could hold 72 quarts. The cecum was around 6 feet long and could hold 30-38 quarts. The large colon and small were 12-14 feet and held 86 quarts and 16 quarts. The colon also contained commensal bacteria which helped with the breakdown of the grass in the digestive tract. The rectum of this animal was 2 feet. The length of each part of the digestive tract had resembled that of the Equidae family, although, due to this animal being larger the tract was also larger.



Good paragraph, but the last sentence has more commas than it needs.