Anyone who has ever watched a dog drink—and witnessed the often messy aftermath—has wondered just what’s happening with all that tongue lapping and lip smacking. Well, here’s your answer. By employing super high-speed cameras, researchers discovered that dogs form their tongues into an inverted ladle, scooping water into the mouth. Case solved, right?
Not so fast.
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Well, it looks like there really is such as thing as a dog person.
Humans who share their homes with canines also share the similar bacterial houseguests on their skin, ecologists Tuesday in the. . .