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egg-eating snake

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  • An Old World snake which swallows birds' eggs.
    • Subfamily Dasypeltinae, family Colubridae: genus Dasypeltis (of Africa), and Elachistodon westermanni (of India)
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    • But no egg-eaters could eat all of the dinosaurs' eggs; they would eat themselves into extinction if they did (they would have no more food).
    • Predators were rarely sighted, but in one case, a common egg-eater snake was found in a nest, feeding on the eggs.
    • A fully grown Egg Eater grows to a size of 60-76cm (24-30 inches) in length.

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