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KamikazeAlpaca1 t1_j5pi9ck wrote

That’s their lower lip wrapped around a disc. I believe it’s called a lip plate. It’s a traditional body modification that has been invented independently around the world a few times. In South America the largest plates are worn by the greatest orators and war chiefs, such as Chief Raoni of the Kayapo tribe shown in this picture, a well known environmental campaigner. Most are made of light wood.


Seabrook76 t1_j5q9zq8 wrote

I legit thought he was holding something. Did not know our lips could stretch like that. Ouch.