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Offline thedoc

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How do snakes eat their food?
« on: 26/05/2015 21:51:34 »
How do slithering snakes swallow prey so much bigger than their own heads?
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Pythons and gators and Dengue - oh my!
« Reply #1 on: 31/05/2015 23:17:30 »
The Burmese Pythons which have invaded the Florida everglades have been found with adult alligators (and everything smaller) in their guts. That's in addition to recent outbreaks of Chikungunya and Dengue fevers.
 

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Pythons and gators and Dengue - oh my!
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