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The tongues of horned frogs are capable of lifting up to three times their own bodyweight, thanks to a biological mechanism comparable to adhesive tape, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports.
The Argentine Horned Frog, Ceratophrys Ornata, also known as the Argentine Wide-Mouthed Frog or Pacman frog, is the most common species of Horned frog, located in the rain forests or Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. As a voracious eater, it will attempt to swallow anything that moves close to its wide mouth, such as insects, lizards, rodents, and other frogs, even if this predator would suffocate in the process. The female frog can grow to be 6.5 inches snout to vent and the males can reach...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.