Energy Losses

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  • Created on: 16-10-11 08:42

Energy loss in waste

The biomass which animal eats is a source of energy. Herbivores cannot digest all plant material they eat, and excrete it as faeces. When animals eat more proteins than it needs, the excess is passed out as urea in the urine, so biomass is lost from the body.

Energy loss due to movement

Biomass is used…


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