The Hummingbird’s Miraculous Tongue

I came across this remarkable video about recent research on how the Hummingbird’s tongue helps it to feed. Once thought to soak up nectar using capillary action, the tongue is now known to work by a far more complex mechanism.

The video the clip is from the Illustra Media DVD FLIGHT: The Genius of Birds. More information (including purchase details) at www.flightthegeniusofbirds.com.

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