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.

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"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."

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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.

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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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Veiled Chameleon and Cricket by Scott Linstead, via 500px
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i LOVE chameleons. Bifurcated feet!!!! Opposable eyes. On Cones!!! Humongous tongue! What's not to love??

i LOVE chameleons. Bifurcated feet!!!! Opposable eyes. On Cones!!! Humongous tongue! What's not to love??

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