Tongues of Certain Frogs Stick to Objects with Force Three Times its Body Weight

June 13, 2014 12:21 PM

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Tongues of Certain Frogs Stick to Objects with Force Three Times its Body Weight

A new study has revealed that certain horned frogs have tongues that can stick to an object with a force that is three times of the body weight of the frog.

An article in the Christian Science Monitor (CSM) has talked about frogs of the genus Ceratophrys. These frogs have been dubbed as sit-and-wait predators and they live on a wide range of prey species like lizards, snakes, rodents and other frogs. Due to the kind of prey they choose to feed on, it be...

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