Deep Look

Why Do Snakes Have Forked Tongues?

Season 10 Episode 6 | 4m 31s  | Video has closed captioning.

To us, a snake's forked tongue evokes danger and deceit. But the tongue's two sensitive tips, called tines, actually help the snake smell in stereo. That's bad news if you're a mouse ...

Aired: 05/10/23

Rating: NR


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