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Big Brain = Small Gut?

Ever had any scientific curiosity as to how it is we human primates with an enourmous Brain, can still have a BMR comparable to other primates? Well it may be because we have a relatively tiny stomach and digestive tract:

(The Expensive Tissue Hypothesis)

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