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Gulper Eel

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Since its stomach is elastic and its jaw unhinges, the gulper eel can eat fish as large as itself. Its teeth are small, but its jaw forms a net and the eel can easily feast on anything that drifts inside. For the darkness of the deep sea, gulper eels have a light on the tip of their tail that helps them recognize other eels.

  1. 1. Where does the gulper eel have a light?
    1. a. On its fins
    2. b. On its tail
    3. c. On its head
  2. 2. What does a gulper eel's jaw form?
    1. a. A cage
    2. b. A cave
    3. c. A net
  3. 3. What happens to a gulper eel's jaw?
    1. a. It aches
    2. b. It unhinges
    3. c. It bites