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Keywords: Constriction
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb243119.
Published: 24 March 2022
...John G. Capano; Scott M. Boback; Hannah I. Weller; Robert L. Cieri; Charles F. Zwemer; Elizabeth L. Brainerd ABSTRACT The evolution of constriction and of large prey ingestion within snakes are key innovations that may explain the remarkable diversity, distribution and ecological scope...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (6): 1154–1161.
Published: 15 March 2017
... unexplained exception occurs in kingsnakes in the genus Lampropeltis . Kingsnakes are able to capture, constrict and consume other snakes that are not only larger than themselves but that are also powerful constrictors (such as ratsnakes in the genus Pantherophis ). Their mechanisms of success as intraguild...