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