LUNCH AT 50 TIMES THE AC­CEL­ER­A­TION OF GRAV­ITY

World of Knowledge (Australia) - - Nature -

The small mosquito in the grass hasn’t seen it com­ing. How could it? The tree frog’s tongue reaches 35km/h – and shoots out at 50 times the ac­cel­er­a­tion of grav­ity. By way of com­par­i­son, a space shut­tle reaches just three times the ac­cel­er­a­tion of grav­ity at lift-off.

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