How Cats Drink?

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Source: Urry, Lisa A.. Campbell Biology (p. 55). Pearson Education. Kindle Edition.

How Cats Drink? (Campbell Biology)

Scientists using high speed video have shown that cats use an interesting technique to drink aqueous substances like water and milk. Four times a second, the cat touches the tip of its tongue to the water and draws a column of water up into its mouth (as you can see in the photo above), which then shuts before gravity can pull the water back down.

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Urry, Lisa A.. Campbell Biology. Pearson Education. Kindle Edition. https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/series/Campbell-Biology-Series/2244849.html

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