7 Animals with Really Wild Tongues

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They’re sticky, they’re stretchy, they’re just plain long—here are seven of the most interesting tongues in the animal kingdom!

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Smarter Every Day’s video about chameleon tongues:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MtbfrCGRm8

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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mellers.chameleon.bristol.zoo.arp.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Giraffe%27s_tongue.jpg
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