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I couldn’t get to the post I’d hoped to do today, which is a restaurant review, so instead, I will leave you with this lovely tidbit I read while reading about (don’t ask) snakes on Wikipedia earlier:

Because snakes cannot bite or tear their food to pieces, they must swallow prey whole. The body size of a snake has a major influence on its eating habits. Smaller snakes eat smaller prey. Juvenile pythons might start out feeding on lizards or mice and graduate to small deer or antelope as an adult, for example.

Okay, I know it’s a weird thing to wonder, but like, just think about what it would be like if we were designed the same way. Can you just imagine the food that we’d be eating? I mean, look at this snake who’s swallowed an egg, which is what he does:

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African Egg-Eating Snake

African Egg-Eating Snake

That egg is literally, like, 7 times the size of his head. Can you just imagine eating something 7 times the size of your head? That’s like swallowing 6 basketballs or something. (I never claimed to be a mathemetician, ok?). Like, if your jaw literally dislocated from your head, and opened up wide enough to swallow the biggest watermelon ever.

Alright, I’m hearing crickets. Am I the only one who finds this fascinating?!