a Gila monster hunting a cottontail kit, rabbit for breakfast



Anyone ever had fast food for breakfast?😬🐰

Ok this one may not be for the faint of heart, but a Gila monster gotta eat! A rather unusual sight was caught on camera — a Gila monster hunting a cottontail kit. Circle of life, folks.

Quick facts about Gila monsters:
🌵 Found in Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and parts of California.
🌵 Gila monsters are the only venomous lizard in the United States and spend most of their time underground or in crevices.
🌵 If you come across one in the wild, please keep a distance of at least 7 ft or more between you and the animal.

Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum) hunting a rabbit kit by A. Morris #wildlifephotography #desertvibes #gilamonster #reptiles #desert

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