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To supplement our discussion on digestion, you might want to take a look at the different strategies used for ingestion across the phyla.

Carnivorous plants:

Paramecium vacuole formation and exocytosis:

Hydra ingestion:

Planaria feeding (Check out the muscular pharynx on its mid-ventral portion):

Snake unhinging its jaws to eat an egg:

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