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Peregrine Expelling a Pellet

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  Here's the complete process of expelling a pellet.

It all starts with the gaping mouth.
It all starts with the gaping mouth.
The buldge in the neck is an indication that something ismoving.
The buldge in the neck is an indication that something ismoving.
The pellet slowly emerges. As it looks like the Peregrine is choking.
The pellet slowly emerges. As it looks like the Peregrine is choking.
Okay, it's kinda gross, not the time to be looking through a 600mm telephoto lens.
Okay, it's kinda gross, not the time to be looking through a 600mm telephoto lens.
What? Nothing happened. Everything's cool, Anything to eat around here?
What? Nothing happened. Everything's cool, Anything to eat around here?