Animals·Posted on Sep 9, 2019I Just Learned Geese Have Teeth On Their Tongues And I Hate ItIf I have to see it, so do you.by Audrey EngvalsonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink You know geese, right? Ps50ace / Getty Images If you don't, they're birds. They're in the same family as ducks and swans. They are not scary. Jremes84 / Getty Images OR ARE THEY?!? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Wikoski / Getty Images Have you ever seen inside a goose's mouth? I sure hadn't, and I didn't realize how lucky I was because look at this monstrosity. Jayt74 / Via flic.kr ZOOM AND ENHANCE. Jayt74 / Via flic.kr Your eyes did not deceive you. They do, in fact, have SERRATED TONGUES. Mauriziobiso / Getty Images Like, they have teeth on their tongues in addition to teeth on their beaks. the inside of a goose mouth from r/natureismetal rhicats / Via reddit.com OK, fine, they aren't ~technically~ teeth. They're called papillae, which are barb-like structures on the tongue that are used for keeping food in the mouth and moving it to the esophagus. Tommi Ranta / Getty Images Papillae also help the geese filter out water and mud when they pick up their food. Tommi Ranta / Getty Images But that doesn't make geese any easier to look at. Their mouths are WEIRD and TERRIFYING. JayT74 / Via flic.kr I mean, they look like they came straight out of a sci-fi horror movie. 20th Century Fox / Jayt74 / Via flic.kr I guess I just never realized how much damage a goose was capable of. They're wild cards with crazy faces. They should be feared. Getty / Universal I never want to cross a goose, and you shouldn't either. Wikoski / Getty Images In conclusion, I'm glad I'm not being chased by a goose, and I'm glad I'm not dating a goose because imagine making out with all of those teeth in the back of your goose date's Chrysler Sebring. JayT74 / Via flic.kr No thanks.