Snake Food

Reading this post reminded me of a story Wolf told me the other day.

He was watching the chickens do their thing outside when he realized Buffalo had something in her mouth. She dropped it on the ground which is when he realized it was a snake. She pecked at it a few times trying to figure out how to eat it when she managed to get its head in her mouth then she slurped it down like a piece of spaghetti.

I had no idea chickens eat snakes. A fine example of the intricacies of the food web.

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4 Responses to Snake Food

  1. Allie says:

    That’s so weird! How big was the snake?

  2. Noelle says:

    Wow. I never would have guessed that they do that. I wonder if you’ll taste snake in your eggs!

  3. Howling Hill says:

    Allie: about six inches long, maybe an 1/8 inch wide.

    Noelle: I wouldn’t’ve guessed that either.

    Hmmmm, I wonder what snake eggs taste like…?

  4. Wolf says:

    Mmmmm…snake eggs.

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