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what is the largest prey taken by any predator?
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(07-15-2019, 10:56 AM)Mondas Wrote: ^ Certain fish species have a similar capability too, don't they?

yes offcource.

(07-16-2019, 01:41 PM)Bloodborne Wrote: <p>
(07-15-2019, 10:56 AM)Mondas Wrote: ^ Certain fish species have a similar capability too, don't they?

</p><p>Yeah, Fish are even better at it then snakes. I have seen cases where fishes swallow prey several times larger than themselves.</p>

specially cat fishes are at best to swallow larger prey.
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(07-14-2019, 09:26 AM)Mondas Wrote: ^ Yeah, that shows a basic limitation on practicable prey-size selection - which the constraint of whole-body consumption - imposes.

It's almost like you go out of your way to say something but also nothing, at the same time.
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#48
^ & what thread value does your post in fact, add?

My contribution is fairly self-evident, but do any snakes utilize a very-large-prey body-dismemberment routine,
as some reptiles, ( & indeed fish, too) must habitually do?
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Gulper CatFish Eating big fish almost similar in size.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_n5WKCVl1o



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YfFMVc5u8M



9" Gulper swallowed 9" four-line pim catfish

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0HsSsAgvmE

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#50
Epomis beetle enters the ring...
https://www.wired.com/2011/09/epomis-beetle-amphibians/
Amblycheila have taken toads too
Don't wanna repost but its in the pasimachus vs amblycheila thread
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Assassin bugs are cool too
They can take out a much larger hissing roach http://www.angelfire.com/oh3/elytraandan..._mombo.htm

Video of epmois taking a frog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y1FPm5WNVc
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http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170118-...ge-animals

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