START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

How Gorged Gator Guts Digest Big, Bony Meals

Animals  (tags: alligators, crocodiles, digestion, research, study, science, scientists, wildlife, wildanimals )

John (Aqu
- 3604 days ago -
When an alligator eats, the amount it consumes is like a 130-pound woman eating a 30-pound hamburger. University of Utah biologist C. G. Farmer and colleagues have figured out how alligators digest such big -- and often bony -- meals: They divert blood

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Animals

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.