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Jagannath Chatterjee

Relative to body length a chameleon has a tongue that’s double its body length. Chameleons catch its target by throwing out its sticky tongues at them, and range is extremely important, because even a stealthy chameleon can only get so close to its target without startling it. Some species have tongues that are 70 cm long; that can be twice the length of their body, and as long as the tongue of a giant anteater. But at the same time a chameleons also have very long tails and only if the tail is excluded from the body length, the size of tongue measures double the body size. If the tail is included then the size of the tongue measures exactly the size of the body