Who benefits the ungulates?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Who benefits the ungulates?
 
(a) Sponges
 
(b) Virus
 
(c) Bacteria
 
(d) Grass
 
This question was posed to me by my school principal while I was bunking the class.
 
My enquiry is from Population Interactions-1 in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct choice is (c) Bacteria
 
The explanation: Bacteria living in the intestine of ungulates benefit them. Since many of them are herbivores the gut-bacteria help in the digestion of cellulose. Most of the gut-bacteria are anaerobic in nature.