About 81 percent of recorded snake strikes were accurate, yet the snake actually bit the kangaroo rat in just 47 percent of the strikes and latched on long enough in just 22 percent of strikes to actually kill and eat the kangaroo rat. The slowed-down videos demonstrate the importance of kangaroo rats' physical features, including long tails and powerful legs, and mid-air maneuverability in escaping predation. Leer más.

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