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Fig. 2 | Animal Microbiome

Fig. 2

From: The gut microbiome of horses: current research on equine enteral microbiota and future perspectives

Fig. 2

The anthropogenic impact on horse microbiomes. Microbiomes of non-domesticated horses (left) include a more diverse spectrum of microbiota compared to those of domesticated horses (right). Beyond age, differences in housing and pasture habits [164], composition of feeding diets [165, 166], contact with humans, veterinary health care and medication seem to be among the most influencing factors for equine microbiomes [101]. Interestingly, similar observations are available for the humans, since indigenous populations seem to have a much broader spectrum of microbiota compared with industrialized countries [104]s

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