A chameleon's tongue is nearly two times the length of its body and it can shoot out that slimy sticky thing at 41 g, roughly four times the maximum acceleration of a fighter jet, with deadly quick accuracy: its tongue can reach its prey in 0.07 seconds. Basically, it's an insane, superpower-like weapon to have.

Here is Earth Unplugged showing the tongue action of the chameleon in slow motion. It's both impressive and gross at the same time.

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