Mammal Monday

In abstentia.Just to reiterate, not to say regurgitate: owl gobbles up critter, digests all the good bits, and then throws up the bones and fur. Pellets are wet gooey masses when they’re yawped up, but still, whole skulls through the throat?!

Of course, they went in that way, too.

2 Responses to “Mammal Monday”


  1. 1 peopleplaceswords March 26, 2018 at 10:11 am

    Let’s compare this to the death-defying process of passing a fully gestated offspring down the birth canal and out through the vagina. ( the way it “got in”)
    Cows, giraffes, elephants, horses, and humans produce huge specimens, sometimes more than one. Mother or progeny often die in the process. Suddenly urping up a skull becomes a little less impressive.

    Perspective on a great post.

  2. 2 Paul Lamb March 28, 2018 at 6:00 am

    I don’t suppose you want us to think that the owl also ate the nickel. Or do you?


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