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Poop is brown due to bile from your gall bladder being metabolized by the bacteria in your intestines. This results in a byproduct called stercobilin, which, in turn, makes poop look brown-ish.

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http://www.smellypoop.com/facts_about_poop.php
http://boingboing.net/2009/12/30/science-question-fro-4.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feces

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