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Predation is the main cause of suffering in nature

The value of predators and prey are unequal because predators harm prey

Objection: Risk of unintended consequences is too great

Protecting sentient beings from harm is the moral baseline

Behaviors to lose and gain

Morphological features to lose and gain

Modifying gut microbiomes to herbivorize

How stable will herbivorized forms be? Concern about reversals

Morphological channeling for herbivory

Is it physically impossible to veganize some carnivores?

AI for veganizing nature

How teeth must evolve to veganize nature

Some ecosystems are better than others

Objection: There are predators because it is God's will

Herbivorous forms can and do evolve from carnivorous forms