Breakfast time for the Bewick’s wren chicks: How big is too big?

Some of you may remember B. Kliban’s cartoon book “Never Eat Anything Bigger Than Your Head”. It’s been around for a long time but it remains a classic.

This video explores the question of whether or not you should try to eat something longer than your entire GI tract. We think it seems like a bad idea, but Mama Wren evidently disagrees.  If you have the stomach for it, watch her feed a sizable centipede to her 10-day-old chick.

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