Could the unique flavor enhancment this little critter provides be the secret of the Mumbo? Or was this particular Mumbo infested with these tiny parasites by some careless storage procedure that resulted in contamination?
Microscopic shot of a hummingbird's tongue. They lick the nectar with fringed, forked tongue. Capillary action along the fringe of their tongue helps draw nectar up into their throats so they can swallow.