Name the type of carbohydrate that can be digested by ruminants but not by a human. Give reason.

Cellulose is a type of carbohydrate that can be digested by ruminants and not by humans. Ruminants have a large sac-like structure called rumen between the esophagus and the small intestine. The cellulose of the food is digested here by the action of certain bacteria that are not present in humans.

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