What could be cuter than an animal sticking out its tiny tongue? Or, even a not-so-tiny one - see, in the animal world, tongues come in different shapes, sizes and textures. They can serve a different function depending on an animal - feeding, grooming, or even gathering information.

A giraffe, for example, cleans its ears using a 20-inch long tongue. But, if you think that's the biggest tongue on the planet, you're wrong. The blue whale, being the largest mammal in the world, boasts a tongue that weighs more than an Asian elephant - 2.7 tones. A whale uses its tongue to push out water from its mouth when sifting for krill.

Still, the prize for the longest tongue in relation to the body size goes to the chameleon. This tiny fellow can stretch its tongue up to 1.5 times to its body length when trying to reach the sweet nectar of flowers.

What's your favourite animal tongue?

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Moy
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2 years ago

AWWW ♥♥ ADORABLE :') ♥♥

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Amanda Panda
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2 years ago

"Sup girl... know what my fur is made of? Boyfriend material. Swipe"

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Wonder if it tastes like Ratatouille

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Moy
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2 years ago

HAHAHAHAH it's kinda cute

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Beige Yzreix Miran
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1 year ago

So cute it’s awesome!

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Moy
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2 years ago

"NO MY ICE CREAM" "gnam"

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CultOfBambi
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2 years ago

Firefox has encountered a Windows error...

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Amanda Panda
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2 years ago

When your beach body isn't ready, but you don't give af

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#9

I Can Almost Taste It

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Me trying to stick to a diet

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#10

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

BYE FELICIA!

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#11

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Brenda Olano
Community Member
2 years ago

He must have a tongue-roller device inside of his mouth

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#12

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Michel M. Prins
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't know if I'd rather pet it for an hour or want to carefully boop its nose. I'll choose both

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#13

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

When you and your bff see someone you mutually can't stand

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#14

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

you taste so good...

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#15

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Lou Wow
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2 years ago

Hedgehog to baby rabbit..."You whipper snapper! Blowing a raspberry at me! It wasn't like this in MY day let me tell you!"

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Hope Floats
Community Member
2 years ago

So fragile....And so cute....

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Lemur
Community Member
2 years ago

Beautiful tapir-baby!

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#18

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Telling someone who pissed you off to kiss yo @$$ "go head...its right herrrrrre"

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#19

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

That face you make when you get a brain freeze

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#20

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Amy Carter
Community Member
2 years ago

Iz just keepin my eyes clean

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#21

Everyone Always Says That Willow Looks Like Toothless The Dragon

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Moy
Community Member
2 years ago

Ssssssssstay awayyyy, don't pet me, I'm dangerous╰_╯

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#22

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

When you irritated with bae, but you still wanna hold hands

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#23

Taco Blep

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PetruF
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2 years ago

I have not just tried that at work with everybody staring

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#24

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Anytime someone tries to get me to try new food

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#25

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Kira Leseman
Community Member
2 years ago

This looks that the animal version of Albert Einstein sticking his tongue out.

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Kira Leseman
Community Member
2 years ago

The snosberries taste like snosberries!

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#27

Mlem?

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Fairleas Mian
Community Member
2 years ago

I didn't realize it was a .gif at first and I was like, "MY EYES ARE HAVING A SPASM oh wait..." 😂😂😂

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Eli Lonn
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2 years ago

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#29

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Bunny with an Axe
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2 years ago

Looks luke Toothless. Or Banguela, in Brazil. From How to Train your dragon.

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Andrea Seiden Giroux
Community Member
2 years ago

<3

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#31

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

I have a nearly identical picture of my cat (they even look just alike) when I made a smoothie and got up to use the restroom, and came back, and his face was in it, and looked EXACTLY like this!

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#32

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

When you hear people talking shit, and you listening for your name..

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#33

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Kristin K
Community Member
2 years ago

Yes

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#34

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

We all have that one friend....

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#35

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d r e a m w o r l d
Community Member
2 years ago

whenever I see beautiful cakes on display

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#36

Blep?

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Melissa Nunya
Community Member
2 years ago

Nip, not even once

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#37

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Nancy Arnold
Community Member
2 years ago

That's it son just stick your tongue out and they might go away

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#38

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Notchimine Mette
Community Member
2 years ago

LOL! It looks like a tortoise!

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#39

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ErMerGerd ItBecky
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm guana love you forever

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#40

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Kateřina Eff
Community Member
2 years ago

Jesus, someone should loose a bit their bowties!

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#41

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Hamlets twin
Community Member
2 years ago

Longest. mlem. EVER.

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Hamlets twin
Community Member
2 years ago

Boop level - expert

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#43

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Hamlets twin
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish hippos came this small!!! I'd have a herd of them

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#44

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

did you say beer?

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#45

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Kristin K
Community Member
2 years ago

It's looks like it was eating watermelon

#46

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Cathie Fahrney
Community Member
2 years ago

I did not!

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#47

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Sherrie Glendening
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1 year ago

Foxes look like a cross between a cat and a dog.

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Lexi Nicodemus
Community Member
2 years ago

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I don't thinks that's a tongue. I don't know what it is but it's not that.

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#49

Mlem

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Lou Wow
Community Member
2 years ago

Moon Moon!

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#50

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Sofi Valentim
Community Member
2 years ago

When you wake up late at night hungry

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#51

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Mindy Keys
Community Member
1 year ago

AWWWW, sweet baby weez, Is this a Beano? i wanna kiss that mug! upvote x 100

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Susann Campbell
Community Member
1 year ago

That is the cutest smile on what ever this cute thing is.

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Kathie Daniel Fertur Lux
Community Member
1 year ago

Nice pillow

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Nancy Arnold
Community Member
2 years ago

And they called it bunny love Oh I guess they'll never know How a young heart really feels And why I love her so ❤

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#56

Mlem

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Nancy Arnold
Community Member
2 years ago

This is my shoe go and find your own !

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#57

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SuperTango
Community Member
2 years ago

it looks like the Niffler from Fantastic Beasts

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#58

He Totally Forgot About His Tongue For Five Minutes

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Long Joan Silver
Community Member
2 years ago

When you put your selfie camera on by accident

#59

Mlem And Banana For Scale

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Kristin K
Community Member
2 years ago

I want more than just a banana

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Ben Radtke
Community Member
2 years ago

smile for the camera son - NO!

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#61

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Kristin K
Community Member
2 years ago

So small and cute omg I could just take it for myself

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Layla Rose Muhaw
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG!!!!

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#63

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Sofia Lindström
Community Member
2 years ago

No this is not what I ordered cmon

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#65

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Sofi Valentim
Community Member
2 years ago

What is that pink thing on my face omg

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#66

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Lou Wow
Community Member
2 years ago

The last thing the yoghurt ever saw.

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Kateřina Eff
Community Member
2 years ago

E.T. Phone Home

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#68

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Larissa Hunley
Community Member
2 years ago

This is Moon Moon!

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Hamlets twin
Community Member
2 years ago

See!!! I told you there was more than one meaning to "pocket weasel"

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SuperTango
Community Member
2 years ago

I just want to lick and chew... I mean lick and love you!

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#73

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Caroline Murphy
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2 years ago

They keep goats at a college I pass by every day to get to work, and you can see them through the fence. I just want to get out of the car, and take one with me

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