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Moray eel jaws are amazing...

Postby amzar123 » Mon 12 Oct, 2015 3:21 am

I only learnt how their jaws work recently, but wanted to mention it in a video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVvMYLDOE1A

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Re: Moray eel jaws are amazing...

Postby jlauria » Tue 13 Oct, 2015 3:18 pm

YouTube not working for me, but anyways here is info o think you were talking about:

Pharyngeal jaws are a "second set" of jaws contained within an animal's throat, or pharynx, distinct from the primary or oral jaws. They are believed to have originated as modified gill arches, in much the same way as oral jaws.


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharyngeal_jaw
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