A thick, honey-like adhesive at the tip of a chameleon’s tongue lets it bring its prey to its mouth after snagging it, scientists discover.

A thick, honey-like adhesive at the tip of a chameleon’s tongue lets it bring its prey to its mouth after snagging it, scientists discover.

"A chameleon's tongue is as long as its body and head and can shoot out as fast as sixteen feet per second."

"A chameleon's tongue is as long as its body and head and can shoot out as fast as sixteen feet per second."

A veiled chameleon captures a dragonfly with its tongue, which is longer than the reptile itself

A veiled chameleon captures a dragonfly with its tongue, which is longer than the reptile itself

Chameleon Tongue Attack in Slow Motion One of nature’s most fascinating tongues in super slow motion. For more in depth science, check out these papers: http://www.pnas.org/content/107/12/5495.full http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/271/1540/761 By: Earth Unplugged.

Chameleon Tongue Attack in Slow Motion One of nature’s most fascinating tongues in super slow motion. For more in depth science, check out these papers: http://www.pnas.org/content/107/12/5495.full http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/271/1540/761 By: Earth Unplugged.

The amazing acrobatics of a chameleon tongue revealed in slow motion

The amazing acrobatics of a chameleon tongue revealed in slow motion

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