Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Unless You Are A Snake....

"Never eat anything larger than your head...unless you are a snake."

Our garter snake named Fred firmly believes in this quote!  The kids are mystified by Fred's ability to eat his weekly mouse and after all of these years, I am still intrigued too.  How is possible for a snake to swallow something so big?  To find out more about the eating adaptations of our snake, Fred, follow the link below to a quick read about those amazing predators slithering around our gardens and yards.

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