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Hairy tongues help bats drink up

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2018-02-07

Animals have evolved all manner of adaptations to get the nutrients they need. For nectar-feeding bats, long snouts and tongues let them dip in and out of flowers while hovering in mid-air. To help the cause, their tongues are covered in tiny hairs that serve as miniature spoons to scoop and drag up the tasty sap.

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https://phys.org/news/2018-02-hairy-tongues.html