Animal behaviour: Kingsnakes go for the big squeeze

Kingsnakes are the strongest constrictor snakes in the world, researchers at Missouri Southern State university and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have found.

Animal behaviour: Kingsnakes go for the big squeeze

Nature 543 467 doi: 10.1038/543467c

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Nature News

A king snake’s strength is in its squeeze

King snakes feast on other, larger snakes, perhaps thanks to superior constricting abilities, new research suggests.

Fri 17 Mar 17 from ScienceNews

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Kingsnakes are the strongest constrictor snakes in the world, researchers at Missouri Southern State university and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have found.

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