Why would a snake "eat" itself

Discussion in 'General Snakes' started by Tim3skimo, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. Tim3skimo

    Tim3skimo New Member

    Hi, I came across a snake that had it's tail in it's mouth, like just swallowing itself, it soon stopped. Any idea why? :s

    JEFFREH Administrator Staff Member

    Was it a kingsnake? They are known to eat other snakes, and I have seen an image of one who was bit a gluttonous and began working his was up his own tail ;)

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