fascinating Animals With Multiple Stomachs

Whales: 

Whales: 

Aquatic predators, cachalot whales have four-chambered stomachs, use peristalsis for food digestion.

Beaked Whales:

Beaked Whales:

Deep-diving predators, four-chambered stomachs, some species with up to fourteen stomach compartments.

Sloths:

Sloths:

Slow-moving herbivores, four-chambered stomachs, specialized for digesting low-nutrient leaves.

Giraffes: 

Giraffes: 

Tallest living animals, herbivores with four-chambered stomachs, regurgitate and chew food for efficient digestion.

Deers:

Deers:

Ruminants with four-chambered stomachs, process quickly-digestible vegetation, require nutrient-rich diet for antler growth.

Camelidae (alpacas):

Camelidae (alpacas):

Herbivorous mammals, three-chambered stomachs, ferment food in first

Hippopotamus: 

Hippopotamus: 

Semiaquatic herbivores, consume vegetation, three-chambered stomachs, fermentation occurs before digestion.

Ostriches: 

Ostriches: 

Flightless birds, largest bird species, three-chambered stomachs, store stones in gizzard for grinding food, omnivorous diet.

Alligators: 

Alligators: 

Reptiles with double-chambered stomachs, use gizzard stones for grinding, feed on fish, crustaceans, mammals, and birds.