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STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Snake (suborder Serpentes) head, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The snake's forked tongue (right) is used to detect prey by picking up scent particles from the air.
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