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World’s First Venomous Crustacean Discovered

World’s First Venomous Crustacean Discovered

—Cave-dwelling animals uses neurotoxin to kill their prey and digest it before eating. An article on Nature re-described Xibalbanus tulumensis—a Remipedia animal that was first discovered in 1987—as the first crustacean known to use venom for hunting. *Image source: BJÖRN VON REUMONT / NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM It happens sometimes that […]

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