Tongue is one of the five sense organs that lets you speak and taste food. In this infographic, learn about some facts that you didn't know about tongues.
Longest tongue to be recorded measured 3.86 inches in entire length and the widest stands 3.8 inches.
Tongues of women tend to be shorter than men.
Thomas Blackstone holds a record for lifting 24 pounds 3 oz. weight with his tongue.
The tongue of blue whale is the largest and is about an elephant’s size.
Cleaning tongue regularly using tongue scraper has many health benefits.
The imprint of human tongue is unique for each individual.
There are nearly 10,000 taste buds in the mouth, including the area under the tongue, cheeks, roof of mouth and lips.
600 varieties of bacteria can be found in the mouth.
Taste buds react to only water soluble chemicals.