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Nectar-eating bats lap up the sweet liquid by engorging their tongues with blood, which, in turn, makes hairlike projections on the tongue stand at attention, new research finds. Together, the erect hairs, called papillae, act like a mop that grabs more liquid than a smooth surface could alone.
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Bat tongues are one animal feature with promise for human engineering http://guardianlv.com/2013/05/bats-use-erectile-tissue-to-drink/

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