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Old 03-20-2014, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Colibri View Post
The liver and heart might be. However, if it's a small herbivore the predator might not want to eat the stomach and intestines if they are filled with plant material.
Or the bile duct, which can be incredibly nasty-tasting even to a dedicated predator. Same with the bladder.
I had a hunter-cat years ago who would do exactly this - eat almost the entire north end of his prey, but leave parts of the south end intact. On my kitchen floor, quite often, so I'd step on the entrails on the way to the coffee pot.