The title of most poisonous animal on Earth is typically given to the beautiful and deadly golden poison dart frog of Columbia—the one-inch-long frog is sometimes drenched in enough poison to kill ten grown men. But a far less exotic creature is capable of producing enough poison to kill up to 20 people: the unassuming rough-skinned newt, with its bumpy skin and fiery orange underbelly, a familiar sight in the Pacific Northwest of North America. Continue reading Toxic Newts Use Bacteria to Become Deadly Prey
17-foot, 140-pound Burmese python caught in the Florida Everglades is the largest ever removed from the state’s 729,000-acre Big Cypress National Preserve. Continue reading Record-Breaking 17-Foot-Long Burmese Python Found in Florida
As if weaving a friendship bracelet of death, two of the world’s most dangerous snakes, black mambas, can be seen twisting around each other during a rarely videotaped battle in South Africa.
The biggest western diamondback rattlesnake ever caught? An Arkansas man borrowed a hot pink snubnose revolver from his wife to shoot this one after it bit one of his dogs.