SOME GROSS OBSERVATIONS ON THE TONGUE OF A TIGER (Panthera tigris)
K.R. Harshan, N. Ashok and P.O. George
Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.1994. 25:63-64.
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The tongue of the tiger showed some special features with regard to the distribution of the various types of papillae. Filiform papillae near the tip were specially designed to lick out flesh from the prey.