Lorikeet: Nature's Weirdest Tongue

The colorful lorikeet has a super specialized brush-like tongue for feeding on nectar from flowers and soft berries. Watch this bizarre tongue work in super slow motion.

Lorikeets: Nature's Weirdest Tongue in Super Slow Motion - Slo Mo #28 - Earth Unplugged

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Papilli are small brush-like extentions on the bottom of the tongue to help with efficiency and grip. 01:21

Written by Curiosity Staff November 4, 2014

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