Some of never seen before tropical diseases in the United States have been marching northward as mosquitoes and ticks have been expanding their ranges due to climate change. However, scientists said that this doesn’t mean that epidemics will break out.
Whether some cases will result into a full-fledged outbreak relies on a number of factors far more complex as compared to weather.
A specific type of pygmy chameleon has the ability to fling its tongue till a length that is 2.5 times more as compared to its own body’s length. The speed of the fling varies from 0-60 miles per hour in a hundredth of a second. This is 300 times more than the speed achieved by a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette.