Dante Barnes of Battle Creek, Michigan is a Guinness world record holder thanks to his tongue.

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Now when I think of big tongues, the first person that comes to my mind is Gene Simmons from KISS.

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Gene Simmons has a long tongue, but it's not the longest in the world.

That title goes to a man named Praveen, a resident from Thiruthangal of Viruthnagar district in Tamil Nadu.

Battle Creek, Michigan Man Holds Guinness World Record For His Tongue

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Dante Barnes of Battle Creek, Michigan set the world record for the largest tongue circumference (male) on December 24th, 2021.

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What Is The Circumference Of Dante Barnes Tongue?

Dante Barnes's tongue has a circumference of 12.19 cm (4.80 in).
That’s equal to the diameter of a ping pong ball.

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When expanded, Dante’s tongue reaches roughly 42 mm (1.65 in) in height and 40 mm (1.57 in) in width.

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Dante first realized his unique characteristic after he watched a video of someone else showing off their tongue circumference, and he decided to attempt to measure his own.

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Check out Dante Barnes of Battle Creek and his Guinness World Record Tongue

I can't imagine having a tongue that big. I wonder how bad it hurts when he accidentally bites his tongue?

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