Scott Cromwell captured the split-second moment when a chameleon went in for the kill. Mr Cromwell watched as Geoffrey, a 17-month-old chameleon released his tongue towards a mantis and hit it straight on.

Pictures of the day: 7 February 2013

Veiled chameleon holding a baby frog.

It makes me a little sad to eat this baby frog . should I let him go - Veiled chameleon holding a baby frog.

Chameleon Tongue Tricks 1892 Victorian by SurrenderDorothy on Etsy, $21.89

Chameleon Tongue Tricks 1892 Victorian Herpetology Natural History Engraving Antique Art Print To Frame

A colourful Jackson's chameleon waits on its perch (pictured). Chameleon tongues are made up of three main parts: the sticky pad at the end' the coils of accelerator muscles which launch it, and the retractor muscles – both of which are coiled around a small horn of bone in the mouth called the hyoid

Study shows the maths of how the chameleon fires its ballistic tongue

The Parson's chameleon (Calumma parsonii) is a very large species of chameleon that is endemic to isolated pockets of humid primary forest in eastern and northern Madagascar

Chameleon tongue projection by Stephen Deban. Veiled chameleon shooting its tongue at a cricket. eeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwww!

Chameleon tongue projection by Stephen Deban. Veiled chameleon shooting its tongue at a cricket.

Chameleon Tongue Attack Captured In Slow Motion | IFLScience

This super slow motion footage of deadly animal attacks will you leaved amazed. How do they even setup and film these attacks so perfectly?

The keen photographer uses a flash to 'freeze' the chameleons' tongues in action, pressing the camera button the instant he sees the tongue move

Brightly coloured chameleons catch their prey

The American photographer,Scott Cromwell, captured the chameleon's tongue lightning hit preys.

Yoshis island x Jurassic park yoshi as a pygmy t-rex with a chameleon tongue.

Yoshis island x Jurassic park yoshi as a pygmy t-rex with a chameleon tongue.

The Tiniest Chameleons Have the Fastest Tongues by smithsonianmag: The Rosette-nosed Pygmy Chameleon can launch its tongue toward prey at 8,500 feet per second or (0 - 60 mph in a hundredth of a second, "twice as fast as the fastest car.") #Science #Chameleon_Tongue

Tiny Chameleon’s Tongue Can Beat the Fastest Sports Car

The Tiniest Chameleons Have the Fastest Tongues by smithsonianmag: The Rosette-nosed Pygmy Chameleon can launch its tongue toward prey at feet per second or - 60 mph in a hundredth of a second, "twice as fast as the fastest car.

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A panther chameleon eating a locust Wow! A DD, never expected that, thanks guys More chameleon images Other critters Lunchtime

11 Amazing Animal Appendages : Discovery News.  Chameleon Tongue  Watch out, hawk moth: the tongue of adult cameleon is as long as the animal's body and tail combined. It also moves crazy fast, reaching speeds of up to 13.4 miles per hour. That's not actually possible with muscle power alone, found a study published in the journal Science earlier this year. The tongue is spring loaded by unique elastic collagen structures that give the tongue muscle its mojo.

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A baby veiled chameleon is picking up a fly with his tongue.

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