High-Speed Video Reveals Cats’ Secret Tongue Skills | Wired Science | Wired.com
LGF has its cat fans, so here we go for our understanding of the most inscrutable pet or companion of all
High-speed videos reveal the strange technique and delicate balance of physical forces cats use to lap milk from a bowl.
Unlike dogs, who use their tongues as ladles to scoop water into their jaws, cats pull columns of liquid up to their mouths using only the very tips of their tongues.
“Cats are just smarter than dogs from the point of view of fluid mechanics,” said civil engineer Roman Stocker of MIT.