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Clelia eating Bothrops


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Posted by besiege on May 09, 2003 at 17:24:56:

In Reply to: Clelia eating Bothrops posted by regalringneck on May 09, 2003 at 16:07:59:


:Incredible shot HC, very interesting how a snake can swallow another snake larger than itself. Which must other than eels, be the perfect geometric shape for maximum ingestion.
:Do you know if your Clelia strangled the Bothrops / envenomated it, or swallowed the vipers heads alive & struggling?
:I have observed Kings & R. ringnecks eat snakes larger than themselves, I wonder in nature how often they expend the energy only to subdue a snake (or mammal in a burrow) that proves to be too large to swallow?

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Huh whu. The perfect geometric shape for maximum ingestion? That's the most ridiculous statement I've heard on these forums yet. You're trying way too hard to sound credible. Give it a break ringworm.



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