A few tidbits:
- The blue whale has the largest tongue in the animal kingdom. It’s the size of an elephant and weighs 5,400 lbs.
- The five known tastes detected by the tongue are: bitter, sour, salty, sweet and umami.
- Tongue cleaning with a tongue scraper is proven to help prevent heart attacks, pneumonia, premature births, diabetes, osteoporosis and infertility in men.