Why do snakes have forked tongues?
The reason snakes have forked tongues is because they use them to "smell." By flicking its tongue in the air, a snake can collect odor-causing particles that it then delivers to a sensory organ in its mouth.
The fork in a snakes tongue is for sensing the environment better
Join Alexa Answers
Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the worldLEARN MORE