Which Animal Does Not Have Teeth?


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Arlene Fernandes Profile
It is surprising to note that there are a number of animals which do not have teeth. Birds, turtles and tortoises for example have no teeth. Modern–day birds have lightweight beaks instead of teeth and heavy jaw bones. The food a bird eats will influence the shape of its beak accordingly. While majority of turtles and tortoises are omnivores, many are strictly herbivores.

Broad, expanded jaws are also seen in some turtles, which are used for crushing the shells of the mollusks that they feed on. However, they do not have teeth. They have a hard mouth, with a sharpened edge instead. The giant anteater, whose diet usually consists of ants and termites, is another animal that has no teeth.

Certain whales like the baleen whales for example, have no teeth either. A more unusual animal with no teeth is a Pangolin, which is found in Africa and Asia. It is a scaly mammal with short legs that feeds on bugs.

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Noor-ul-Elmah Hasan
It is really a helpful answer !
John commented
Not really , it is unclear on the questions parameters. : ) hahahahaha. Baby humans have no teeth until they teeth/chew on things to help thier teeth break through the gums. Hahahahaha.until then their gumby.
John commented
Ever hear of the egg tooth. This answers has several mistakes in it,for being the blurt it answer.
hayley ?? Profile
hayley ?? answered
LOTS of animals don't have teeth for example:
giant anteater
birds- light weight
many more and also many old people and also people that ride on bulls thats get their head smacked against the bulls head and all their teeth fall out ( I think we can call them animals for riding a bull (don't you?))
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Crabs don't have teeth.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
A frog
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haengbok lee answered
Nathan Corrie Profile
Nathan Corrie answered
The Baleen Whale has long plates between its jaws, rather than teeth. Despite its enormous size, it uses these plates to filter plankton and other microorganisms on which it feeds. Hope this is what you were looking for.
Sofia Gladun Profile
Sofia Gladun answered
Chicks are born with some teeth but then when they grow up they fall out so chickens so really they don't have teeth
John Profile
John answered
A baby human being when it is born. You need to be more clear on your questions. : ) just poking fun. : ) just for everyones informaiton all birds have teeth/a tooth.

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