Crocodiles cannot stick out their tongues

Crocodiles cannot stick out their tongues.

The tongues of crocodiles are fixed (and cannot move freely). They have a membrane that keeps the tongue still. So it looks like they do not have tongues.

See these Nile crocodiles with their mouths open.

Nile crocodile

Nile crocodile 

Nile crocodile

Nile crocodile

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

 

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