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A kukri snake saws into its prey using its teeth like a steak knife, he says.
When an insect lands to sip the nectar, the carnivorous sundew slowly curls its leaves around it, releasing digestive enzymes that liquify its unsuspecting prey into a digestible meal.
It could have helped them grow big enough to take on bigger prey.
Unlike most birds of prey, these couples don’t merely tolerate each other.
Brevicaudosaurus jiyangshanensis may have lurked on the shallow seafloor, floating motionless until unsuspecting prey got too close, say researchers, who describe the new species October 28 in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.
A bird’s muscular gizzard grinds up the bones and other hard bits of its prey.
The first step in understanding the relationship between recovery and prey in New Zealand is to identify where and on what tohorā feed.
Stunned lizards on the ground are likely easy prey for predators, he notes.
When an insect flies behind the dangling arachnid, the spider swings backward, casting the web toward the prey.
Recent analyses from archaeological sites in Olduvai Gorge, in East Africa’s Great Rift Valley, established the capability of humans living nearly 2 million years ago to ambush wildebeest-size prey using simple wooden spears at close range.
HAS TECHNOLOGY MADE US WORSE HUNTERS?BY HENRY BUNN/OUTDOOR LIFEOCTOBER 27, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE

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