Uroleptus with a very troublesome meal!

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Charles Krebs
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Uroleptus with a very troublesome meal!

Post by Charles Krebs »

I was watching this Uroleptus when all of a sudden it "swallowed" a long stiff particle about 3/4 its body length. It was sort of comical watching this invertebrate try to maneuver around with its new "spine".




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Post by beetleman »

Why the heck would he eat something like that. It reminds me of the cartoons where the person eats a bone and it is sideways in his throat. Spectacular photos Charles...very very interesting.
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Post by Ken Ramos »

Betch'cha it won't do that again. I would imagine it to be akin to someone swallowing a fish bone. :roll: Spectacular images Charlie. :D

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Post by bernhardinho »

What a fabulous scene. Thanks for capturing it so greatly!!


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Post by Wim van Egmond »


Never heard of dental sticks? :)


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Post by Cyclops »

That is just fantastic, so comical!

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Post by gpmatthews »

Charlie - Congrats on a great image - it looks good on the front page. I never knew Uroleptus was so accomplished at sword swallowing!

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