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10 Highly Toxic Animals In The World

The Pufferfish is the most poisonous animal as its liver, kidney and spikes contains the poison. 


Through its diet, it accumulate its toxins and  build up it in its flesh.

Striated surgeonfish

This poisonous salamander has tetrodotoxin in their flesh to kill most predators a well as produces a strong smell as a warning.

Rough-skinned newt

It has tetrodotoxin and causes paralysis and every gram of it kills 520  mice literally.

Comb stars

This blister beetle produce cantharidin to defend against predators and its toxin causes ulcers, blistering, and bleeding throughout the digestive tract, and can even result in death.

Spanish fly

This Poison dart frogs are in different colors as it has its poison in its flesh, so even touching it is dangerous.

Poison dart frog

This Cane toad has bufotoxin which is extremely poison when it is eaten by animals, especially dogs.

Cane toad

This turtle consumes venomous prey so its flesh becomes poisonous and whoever eats it, suffers from marine turtle poisoning, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and other stomach complaints.

Hawksbill sea turtles

It has homobatrachotoxin in its flesh and feathers and causes  slight numbness and tingling in humans, when it comes in contact.

Hooded pitohui

It is  the only species that is both venomous and poisonous. 

Asian tiger snake

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