News Focus7TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON VERTEBRATE MORPHOLOGY MEETING

Snake Tartare--Quite a Bodyful

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Science  03 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5689, pp. 1397
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5689.1397

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BOCA RATON, FLORIDA-- From 27 July to 1 August, animals with a backbone drew the attention of morphologists, evolutionary biologists, and other researchers. At the meeting, a herpetologist showed that a surprisingly stretchy stomach is the key to successful cannibalism among snakes.