Deadly Animal Poisons
Ultimate Animal Defenses
Many animal species have developed a deadly adaptation to thwart their predators: poison! Some infamous spiders and snakes are feared, and rightly so, for their toxic defenses. However, many other animals are just as deadly. In this fascinating volume, readers will find out the difference between poison and venom. They?ll learn about several creatures and the toxins they use to survive in the wild, such as the pufferfish, the poison dart frog, the cone snail, and the blue-ringed octopus. Beautiful color photographs, a graphic organizer, and fact boxes with stunning information augment this exciting volume.