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Scientists have a variety of ways of measuring an animal’s venom. They can measure how strong the venom is, how much venom the animal can inject at one time, or…
Orlando residents had a scare in September 2015 when an 8-foot (2.4 m) king cobra escaped from an animal rehabilitation ranch. The owner and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…
The hooded pitohui was the first poisonous bird to be documented. This songbird lives in New Guinea, an island in the southern Pacific Ocean. The bird has a bright colored…
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Video: Poisonous Sea Anemone Time-Lapse
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Watch as a sea anemone moves quickly to catch its prey.