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The Cat’s Tongue

The unique anatomy of the feline tongue is responsible for its sandpaper texture and exceptional sense of taste.


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Researchers involved in the cleaning industry are studying the way the papillae on a cat’s tongue wick saliva deep into recesses of the fur. These multifunctional spines may provide inspiration to soft robotics and biologically inspired technologies for sorting, cleaning, and depositing fluids into materials.

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