Tentacle

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(Tentacles in land vertebrates)
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==Tentacles in land vertebrates==
==Tentacles in land vertebrates==
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The [[Tongue]] of land [[vertebrates]] is very much like a tendril or a short tentacle.  Some animals like [[Giraffe]]s have very long tongues.  If we weren't land vertibrates with tongues perhaps we would see that the tongue is a type of tentacle.
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The [[Tongue]] of terrestrial [[vertebrates]] functions very much like a tendril or a short tentacle, helping to manipulate, as well as taste food as it enters the mouth.  Some vertebrates, like [[Giraffe]]s, have prehensile tongues, allowing them to pull food into the mouth.  If we weren't land vertebrates with tongues perhaps we would see that the tongue is a type of tentacle.
==Tentacles in amphibians==
==Tentacles in amphibians==

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