Re: Early diets

Mani Varadarajan (mani@Crissy.Stanford.EDU)
21 May 1994 01:06:36 GMT

In article <> writes:
> I have read that one of the differences between a herbivore and a carnivore is
> the postioning of the eyes. Herbivores having eyes on the sides of their heads
> for maximum field of vision to spot carnivores, and carnivores having eyes on
> the front to give binocular vision and better 3-d vision.

How does this theory explain gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans,
all of whom are essentially herbivores?

I don't think we can make a generalization either way.