Tigers have 7 to 9-inch tongues, the longest among felids. The spiky bristles act as a comb when licked. This makes feathers, hair, skin, and flesh easier to eat.


Chameleons are cool. Chameleons' colours reflect mood and temperature. Rotating eyeballs, long tongues. Sticky 60-mph tongue. They catch enormous prey this way.


Blue Whales have the longest tongues. 216-inch tongues Blue whale tongues filter-feed. When swallowing krill, they can invert their tongue to remove water.

Blue Whales

Giraffes have lengthy necks and legs. They have 21-inch tongues. Their length helps them eat leaves and buds other animals can't reach. Their tongue is too.


Honey bears have a golden crescent-shaped breast. But their tongues are 8 to 10 inches long. Their long tongues help them get honey from hives and locate insects.

Sun Bear

Herbivorous okapis have tongues 12 to 14 inches long. They can eat leaves and vines at this length. Black-to-purple tongues protect them from thorns and sunburn.


Spiny anteaters are toothless echidnas. 12 to 19 inches long, with 2 to 3 inch snouts. Their 5 inch tongues are nearly a fifth of their body length.


Anteater tongues are lengthy. 24" tongues, 72-96" bodies. Giant anteaters devour ants. Eating termites. Claws and forelimbs help animals open nests and consume prey.

Giant Anteaters

Wrynecks average 6 inches long. Long, sticky tongues up to 4 inches long. Their tongues are sticky and have microscopic scales to grab prey.


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