|References and Resources|
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|Cossins, Andrew R., and Neil Roberts. January 4, 1996. The gut in feast and famine. Nature, vol. 379, p. 23. Energy adaptations enable a snake to digest a meal that is 65% of its body dry weight.|
Diamond, Jared. April 1994. Dining with the snakes. Discover, vol. 15, no. 4, p. 48. A blow-by-blow description of how a snake eats.