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From a bunny’s seemingly-useless fluffy li’l puffball to a scorpion’s practical and deadly venom-filled stinger, the world is filled with all sorts of wonderful tails! And heck, some of them aren’t even tails at all, but that’s ok!SciShow Tangents is on YouTube! Go to to check out this episode with the added bonus of seeing our faces! Head to to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!And go to to buy your very own, genuine SciShow Tangents sticker!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Garth Riley and Tom Mosner for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @im_sam_schultz Hank: @hankgreen[Trivia Question]Seahorse square tail segments[Fact Off]Swallowtail butterfly tails protect from attacking damage light-absorbing tail feathers[Ask the Science Couch]Evolutionary tail loss in some primates (apes)[Butt One More Thing]Ant head mimicry on wasp tail/metasomaImage:
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