S35 Ep1: Secret of the Hummingbird's Tongue

Aired: 10/22/2016 | 0:04:18 | Clip
Instead of drinking through a straw-like structure, as many insects do, hummingbirds use their tongues' to lap up nectar. In just a second or so, a hummer can drink up all the liquid a flower has to offer. High-speed macro photography has now revealed how they do it.