A very big meal that got away

A very big meal that got away

Postby confused » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:01 pm

This little guy was very ambitious. These pics were taken yesterday on the transkei coast an hour after i left by my father. I missed this sight by a hour. Damn
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Re: A very big meal that got away

Postby Warren Klein » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:09 pm

That poor toad could have hopped away with a night adder for a tail. Great observation.
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Re: A very big meal that got away

Postby Jamster » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:28 am

If the nighty got the toad by the head Im sure he would have managed, night adders are well adapted to eating monster meals :) Once the night adder gets passed the head the fangs can be used to deflate the toads lungs to make it easier to swallow, heralds do a similar trick.
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Re: A very big meal that got away

Postby neilbarker » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:02 pm

dig this, nice pics
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