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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Animals Burn More Calories but Humans Live Longer
Keith Barlow/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Non-primate animals have got it made, at least in one important sense.
A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that humans and their primate cousins burn 50 percent fewer calories daily than other animals, explaining why you might never see a fat crow. However, the same can't be said for elephants.