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Photo of a small toad with a very swollen tongue.

Found this little guy today at work. At first I thought it might be the tail-end of an unlucky worm, but it appears to be the toad’s tongue which it kept trying to swallow, but couldn’t. I’ve never seen anything like this before.

These are a couple classic critter videos from Youtube. Here is a great clip from David Gallo’s TED talk: There is also a great video of an octopus pushing itself into a beer bottle but I can’t find that clip.

Pistol shrimp use cavitation to stun prey. It’s extremely cool: A slightly more academic video if your not too crazy about gun sound-effects:

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