A Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) eating a female Gambel's Quail (Callipepla gambelii). The snake spent over 2 hrs and 17 minutes swallowing the quail and then readjusting its mandibles and quadrate bones. The snake was visited by harvester ants, a Red and Charcoal Seedbug, and a tarantula.
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