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.

If a chameleon tongue was a car, it could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1/100th of a second—among nature's fastest, strongest performances, a new study says.

If a chameleon tongue was a car, it could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1/100th of a second—among nature's fastest, strongest performances, a new study says.

The amazing acrobatics of a chameleon tongue revealed in slow motion

The amazing acrobatics of a chameleon tongue revealed in slow motion

Captured at frames per second, the video shows the Madagascar chameleon shooting out its tongue to almost twice its body length in little more than seconds.

"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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