TIL Moray Eels have a 2nd jaw inside their jaw!

The Moray Eel’s 2nd jaw is called a pharyngeal jaw. They use it to pull down prey captured in the front of their mouth, further down into their esophagus. It’s creepy, and it’s true! Check out this video of the jaw in action.

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One Response to TIL Moray Eels have a 2nd jaw inside their jaw!

  1. Yo dawg, I heard you got a jaw inside your jaw so you can chew while you chew.

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