Bitten off more than it could chew ?

To: "roger curnow" <>
Subject: Bitten off more than it could chew ?
From: "Philip Veerman" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 16:51:47 +1100
Hi Roger,
I think you know the answer, which is why you decided it was noteworthy. This size of prey is probably not normal, but then not so weird either. Although I regularly (eg once or twice a week) or occasionally eat a lot more than I normally do, too.
I think I recall years ago, an article in Aust Bird Watcher of their predation on Sugar Gliders. Oops, just as well I checked, I got that wrong, it seemed a bit extreme, it was Feathertail Gliders and it was Rowley 1989 in ABW 13:126, as revealed in HANZAB V6 that I have just looked up, and yes there are other records of lizards in their diet.
And yes it is a skink. Too many possibilities for me to guess at which one.
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