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"Even the cat wouldn't eat such"

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Was the World Made for Man?, Mark Twain

What does the speaker PRIMARILY mean when he says "even the cat wouldn’t eat such" (line 8)?

A

Asteroids taste bad.

B

Cats came into being around the same time as fish.

C

This is an attempt to inject humor into the passage.

D

The speaker holds disdain for the surviving creatures.

E

This is an attempt to show the vast changes that have occurred over the years.