August 8, 2022


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How do Chameleon Tongues work? (In Slow Motion) | Smarter Every Day 180

How do Chameleon Tongues work?  (In Slow Motion) | Smarter Every Day 180

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Read these papers on the Chameleon Tongue:


Power at the tip of the tongue:

Evidence for an elastic projection mechanism in the chameleon tongue

Functional implications of supercontracting muscle in the chameleon tongue retractors

The Mechanism of Projection of the Chameleon’s Tongue


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