Cone Snail has a deadly neuro toxin.. go to website to read all about it....

Unique Animals: 10 Uniquely Deadly Animals in the World

Cone Snail has a deadly neuro toxin.. go to website to read all about it....

Who knew that one of the most poisonous animals on earth would be a snail? But that’s right! One drop of venom of a marble cone snail can kill 20 humans and there is no antidote.

Who knew that one of the most poisonous animals on earth would be a snail? But that’s right! One drop of venom of a marble cone snail can kill 20 humans and there is no antidote.

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Many cone snails have beautiful colorful shells marked with vivid abstract patterns.  Some of the most valuable shells ever came from cone snails–which continue to fascinate conchologists and shell collectors.  Even today divers and beach combers are sometimes overwhelmed by the beauty of cone snails and reach out to grab the lovely creatures.  Hopefully this article has convinced you that doing so is a very bad idea.

Unexpected Deadly Beauty

Many cone snails have beautiful colorful shells marked with vivid abstract patterns. Some of the most valuable shells ever came from cone snails–which continue to fascinate conchologists and shell collectors. Even today divers and beach combers are sometimes overwhelmed by the beauty of cone snails and reach out to grab the lovely creatures. Hopefully this article has convinced you that doing so is a very bad idea.

Cone snails, beautiful but can be deadly. All are venomous and capable of stinging humans even thru gloves and wetsuits. Live ones should be handled with great care or preferably not at all. They use a hypodermic needle-like modified radula tooth and venom gland to attack and paralyze their prey before engulfing it. The tooth is sometimes likened to a dart or harpoon. It is barbed, and can be extended some distance out.

Cone snails, beautiful but can be deadly. All are venomous and capable of stinging humans even thru gloves and wetsuits. Live ones should be handled with great care or preferably not at all. They use a hypodermic needle-like modified radula tooth and venom gland to attack and paralyze their prey before engulfing it. The tooth is sometimes likened to a dart or harpoon. It is barbed, and can be extended some distance out.

The shell of the cone snail may be alluring, but you'll save yourself a world of hurt by keeping your hands off! http://aquaviews.net/explore-the-blue/small-deadly-cone-snails/

Small But Deadly: Cone Snails

The shell of the cone snail may be alluring, but you'll save yourself a world of hurt by keeping your hands off! http://aquaviews.net/explore-the-blue/small-deadly-cone-snails/

Conus marmoreus also the 'Marbled Cone'. This sea snail is venomous and its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men. Has quite  a repetitive pattern on shell

Conus marmoreus also the 'Marbled Cone'. This sea snail is venomous and its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men. Has quite a repetitive pattern on shell

DEADLIEST MARBLE CONE SNAIL. - DID YOU KNOW: The Marbled Cone Snail is also known as the Cigarette Snail and just happens to be one of the most poisonous animals on the planet Believe it or not, one drop of venom from this snail is powerful enough to kill 20 people…yep, you read that right! Roughly 30 humans, to date, have succumbed to the poison of the Marbled Cone Snail. There is currently no anti-venom

DEADLIEST MARBLE CONE SNAIL. - DID YOU KNOW: The Marbled Cone Snail is also known as the Cigarette Snail and just happens to be one of the most poisonous animals on the planet Believe it or not, one drop of venom from this snail is powerful enough to kill 20 people…yep, you read that right! Roughly 30 humans, to date, have succumbed to the poison of the Marbled Cone Snail. There is currently no anti-venom

Cone shells

Cone shells

Compare and Contrast the Author's Point of View in Two Nonfiction Articles Did you know the blue-ringed octopus is so venomous that one bite will paralyze you? Did you know the bite from a snail could kill you? The blue-ringed octopus and cone snail are two of the world's most deadly sea animals.

Compare and Contrast the Author's Point of View in Two Nonfiction Articles

Compare and Contrast the Author's Point of View in Two Nonfiction Articles Did you know the blue-ringed octopus is so venomous that one bite will paralyze you? Did you know the bite from a snail could kill you? The blue-ringed octopus and cone snail are two of the world's most deadly sea animals.

Flea Cone Snail

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Poisonous cone snails of North America are predatory carnivores living in tidal waters from California to Florida. They're found under rocks in coral reefs and in mangroves. All cone snails are ...

North American Poisonous Cone Snails

Poisonous cone snails of North America are predatory carnivores living in tidal waters from California to Florida. They're found under rocks in coral reefs and in mangroves. All cone snails are ...

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