venom and poison

Why the Lionfish Can Be a Jerk

Its other names range from the cool ”fire fish” and “fan dancer” to the decidedly rubbish “turkeyfish”, but the PR’s …

Vaejovis intermedius

Clubbing with a scorpion would be awesome. They glow under UV lights, know how to dance (they specialise in promenade …

Northern Corroboree Frog

Should you ever find yourself standing on a high, wet heath in south-east Australia and shout loudly, either due to …

Wandering Spider

The wandering spider already has to walk to find food. Don’t make it waste its venom on you.

Inland Taipan

The inland taipan could definitely kill you, but it doesn’t usually feel like it.