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Why does a snake flick its tongue quite often?

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Why does a snake flick its tongue quite often?
posted Nov 24, 2016 by Aman

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When a snake flicks its tongue, it collects odors that are present in miniscule moisture particles floating through the air. ... The prongs of the forked tongue fit perfectly into the two holes in the Jacobson's organ, which is also known as the vomeronasal organ.

answer Jan 16, 2017 by Shivaranjini
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