Breathing occurs even with full mouth: diamondback rattlesnake
The windpipe of a western diamondback rattlesnake allows breathing with a mouthful of prey because it protrudes from the bottom of the snake's mouth.
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Crotalus atrox BAIRD & GIRARD 1853
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern
Habitat(s): Desert, Forest, Grassland, Rocky Areas, Savanna, Shrubland
Some organism data provided by: TIGR Reptile Database
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Ventilation strategies for buildings and crowded vehicles, such as buses and subway cars.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Ventilation