Pet Pop Quiz Answer

Hawk aka BrownDog and his mom guessed right!

What parrots are the only ones to have a brush-like tongue?

'Rainbow lorrikeet' photo (c) 2007, Nathan - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/

Lories and Lorikeets have a tongue that is brush-like. Unlike other parrots, who eat a diet  of seeds and nuts, Lories and lorikeets’ diet consists of flowers, pollen and nectar. Their tongue helps them crush the flowers then wipe up the pollen and nectar.   (Source: San Diego Zoo Animal Bytes)

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