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University of California - Davis

Moray Jaws X-ray

Caption: These X-rays show the normal position of the pharyngeal jaws (upper), and how they can move forward into the mouth to seize food (lower).

Credit: Rita Mehta, Section of Evolution and Ecology and Candi Stafford, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis.

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