Cone Snail has a deadly toxin.. go to website to read all about it.... who knew !

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Cone Snail has a deadly toxin.. go to website to read all about it.... who knew !

Who knew that one of the most poisonous animals on earth would be a snail? But that’s right! One drop of venom of a marble cone snail can kill 20 humans and there is no antidote.

Who knew that one of the most poisonous animals on earth would be a snail? But that’s right! One drop of venom of a marble cone snail can kill 20 humans and there is no antidote.

Many cone snails have beautiful colorful shells marked with vivid abstract patterns.  Some of the most valuable shells ever came from cone snails–which continue to fascinate conchologists and shell collectors.  Even today divers and beach combers are sometimes overwhelmed by the beauty of cone snails and reach out to grab the lovely creatures.  Hopefully this article has convinced you that doing so is a very bad idea.

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Many cone snails have beautiful colorful shells marked with vivid abstract patterns. Some of the most valuable shells ever came from cone snails–which continue to fascinate conchologists and shell collectors. Even today divers and beach combers are sometimes overwhelmed by the beauty of cone snails and reach out to grab the lovely creatures. Hopefully this article has convinced you that doing so is a very bad idea.

Textile Cone Snail - This innocuous-looking snail is actually one of the planet’s most toxic creatures.

Textile Cone Snail - This innocuous-looking snail is actually one of the planet’s most toxic creatures.

cone snails - one of the leading fields of research for ocean product derived therapeutics, not to mention beautiful creatures. I studied these guys for almost a year.*

cone snails - one of the leading fields of research for ocean product derived therapeutics, not to mention beautiful creatures. I studied these guys for almost a year.*

Puka shells originally were naturally occurring bead-like objects which could be found on some beaches in Hawaii. These were beachworn pieces of cone snail shells, a kind of seashell. Puka is the Hawaiian word for "hole" and refers to the naturally occurring hole in the middle of these rounded shell fragments.

Puka shells originally were naturally occurring bead-like objects which could be found on some beaches in Hawaii. These were beachworn pieces of cone snail shells, a kind of seashell. Puka is the Hawaiian word for "hole" and refers to the naturally occurring hole in the middle of these rounded shell fragments.

THE GLORY OF THE SEA ~ SEASHELLS OF  DIFFERENT SHAPES & HUES!

THE GLORY OF THE SEA ~ SEASHELLS OF DIFFERENT SHAPES & HUES!

The underwater version of a tank, this cone snail boasts an armored shell and enough venom to kill a human. Nearby fish don't stand a chance.   World's Weirdest : Killer Cone Snail on   NatGeoWild

The underwater version of a tank, this cone snail boasts an armored shell and enough venom to kill a human. Nearby fish don't stand a chance. World's Weirdest : Killer Cone Snail on NatGeoWild

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus.  Family Conidae.  This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus. Family Conidae. This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

DEADLY!!!  Marbled cone snail (Conus marmoreus) by shadowshador

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DEADLY!!! Marbled cone snail (Conus marmoreus) by shadowshador

Insulin-infused venom helps cone snails net prey. The most venomous animal on the planet isn’t a snake, a spider, or a scorpion; it’s a snail—a cone snail, to be precise.

Insulin-infused venom helps cone snails net prey. The most venomous animal on the planet isn’t a snake, a spider, or a scorpion; it’s a snail—a cone snail, to be precise.

The Geographic Cone Snail (Conus geographus) shows its siphon and proboscis. This snail is also humorously called “the cigarette snail” since if one stings you, you allegedly have time for one cigarette before dying.

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The Geographic Cone Snail (Conus geographus) shows its siphon and proboscis. This snail is also humorously called “the cigarette snail” since if one stings you, you allegedly have time for one cigarette before dying.

This sea snail with intricately beautiful markings is a sophisticated predatory species of cone snail .   The letter cone ( conus litteratus ) is cone species that can be found in the Indo-Pacific region .

This sea snail with intricately beautiful markings is a sophisticated predatory species of cone snail . The letter cone ( conus litteratus ) is cone species that can be found in the Indo-Pacific region .

DEADLIEST MARBLE CONE SNAIL. - DID YOU KNOW: The Marbled Cone Snail is also known as the Cigarette Snail and just happens to be one of the most poisonous animals on the planet Believe it or not, one drop of venom from this snail is powerful enough to kill 20 people…yep, you read that right! Roughly 30 humans, to date, have succumbed to the poison of the Marbled Cone Snail. There is currently no anti-venom

DEADLIEST MARBLE CONE SNAIL. - DID YOU KNOW: The Marbled Cone Snail is also known as the Cigarette Snail and just happens to be one of the most poisonous animals on the planet Believe it or not, one drop of venom from this snail is powerful enough to kill 20 people…yep, you read that right! Roughly 30 humans, to date, have succumbed to the poison of the Marbled Cone Snail. There is currently no anti-venom

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The World’s Deadliest Animals You Don’t Know About

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