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A snake's jaws are only loosely joined to its skull by ligaments which are very strong—so the jaws act as one solid structure during the bite.
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Most snakes can eat up to 20% of their body weight in one sitting, some equal to or more than their own body weight!
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It is the diameter of the prey and not its weight that limits their edibility to snakes. Some snakes can't open their mouths very wide because their skulls are more solidly fused together.
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My favorite pic—Nigel loves the camera.
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