Thursday, 9 January 2014

12 Incredible Snapshots Of Chameleons Launching Their Tongues At Prey

image credit: Caroline Granycome

Chameleons are famed for being able to change their color, but another of their amazing characteristics is the way they unleash their long, sticky tongues to grab the insects - and even sometimes small birds - on which they feed.

Behind these remarkable appendages are some extremely intricate and impressive biological features that are of great interest to scientists. Yet chameleons flicking out their tongues also make for some very attractive photos.

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