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Reversible saliva allows frogs to hang on to next meal


January 31, 2017

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A Georgia Institute of Technology study says a frog tongue's stickiness is caused by a reversible saliva in combination with a super soft tongue. A frog's saliva is thick and sticky during prey capture, then turns thin and watery as prey is removed inside the mouth.Full Story

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