Photographer Scott Cromwell captured the split-second moment when a chameleon went in for the kill. Mr Cromwell watched as Geoffrey, a 17-month-old chameleon released his tongue towards a mantis and hit it straight on

Pictures of the day: 7 February 2013

A colourful Jackson's chameleon waits on its perch (pictured). Chameleon tongues are made up of three main parts: the sticky pad at the end' the coils of accelerator muscles which launch it, and the retractor muscles – both of which are coiled around a small horn of bone in the mouth called the hyoid

Study shows the maths of how the chameleon fires its ballistic tongue

The Parson's chameleon (Calumma parsonii) is a very large species of chameleon that is endemic to isolated pockets of humid primary forest in eastern and northern Madagascar.

Veiled chameleon holding a baby frog.

It makes me a little sad to eat this baby frog . should I let him go - Veiled chameleon holding a baby frog.

Chameleon Tongue Tricks 1892 Victorian by SurrenderDorothy on Etsy, $21.89

Chameleon Tongue Tricks 1892 Victorian Herpetology Natural History Engraving Antique Art Print To Frame

eating a bug --- or poking Oliver in the face / ear ... great shot of Chameleon tongue

eating a bug --- or poking Oliver in the face / ear . great shot of Chameleon tongue

Chameleon Tongue Tricks 1892 Victorian by SurrenderDorothy on Etsy

Chameleon Tongue Tricks 1892 Victorian Herpetology Natural History Engraving Antique Art Print To Frame

Chameleon tongue projection by Stephen Deban. Veiled chameleon shooting its tongue at a cricket. eeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwww!

Chameleon tongue projection by Stephen Deban. Veiled chameleon shooting its tongue at a cricket.

Chameleon Tongue Attack Captured In Slow Motion | IFLScience

This super slow motion footage of deadly animal attacks will you leaved amazed. How do they even setup and film these attacks so perfectly?

The keen photographer uses a flash to 'freeze' the chameleons' tongues in action, pressing the camera button the instant he sees the tongue move

Brightly coloured chameleons catch their prey

The American photographer,Scott Cromwell, captured the chameleon's tongue lightning hit preys.

Chameleon Tongues Among Fastest on Earth, Video Reveals

Study shows that chameleons produce a viscous, sticky mucus on the tip of their tongue that’s 400 times thicker than human saliva. Tiny amounts of this syrupy goo with the thickness of honey is what lets these animals catch prey that can weigh up to one-t

Blue tongued skinks are docile pet lizards that are easily tamed and handled. Learn more about keeping them as pets.

Consider the Blue Tongued Skink as a Pet

Blue tongued skinks are docile pet lizards that are easily tamed and handled. Learn more about keeping them as pets.

The Tiniest Chameleons Have the Fastest Tongues by smithsonianmag: The Rosette-nosed Pygmy Chameleon can launch its tongue toward prey at 8,500 feet per second or (0 - 60 mph in a hundredth of a second, "twice as fast as the fastest car.") #Science #Chameleon_Tongue

Tiny Chameleon’s Tongue Can Beat the Fastest Sports Car

The Tiniest Chameleons Have the Fastest Tongues by smithsonianmag: The Rosette-nosed Pygmy Chameleon can launch its tongue toward prey at feet per second or - 60 mph in a hundredth of a second, "twice as fast as the fastest car.

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