Swainson's Hawk has Garter Snake as tongue by Hilary Bralove (2 images)

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A hawk looks like it has a very long tongue while swallowing a snake for its lunch. The Swainson's Hawk took about 20 minutes to eat the the two foot long Garter Snake in Loveland, Colorado, USA.

Hilary Bralove, 59, a professional musician, who also works as a photographer inbetween times said, " It captured the snake in a wetland area behind my house and picked it up and flew onto the fence post to eat it. It actually flew right over me, and that’s when I first saw it...
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