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.

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The shell of the marbled cone snail is a popular sight in beachside souvenir shops, but the living snail is not so popular on the reef where it lives! http://aquaviews.net/explore-the-blue/deadly-beauty-marbled-cone-snail/

Beware the Deadly Beauty of the Marbled Cone Snail

The shell of the marbled cone snail is a popular sight in beachside souvenir shops, but the living snail is not so popular on the reef where it lives! http://aquaviews.net/explore-the-blue/deadly-beauty-marbled-cone-snail/

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

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

Unexpected Deadly Beauty

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

Marbled Cone Snail

Marbled Cone Snail

Multiple marbled cone snails congregating on a patch of algae (Courtesy of Jeanette and Scott Johnson)

Multiple marbled cone snails congregating on a patch of algae (Courtesy of Jeanette and Scott Johnson)

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Most Dangerous Animals You Should Stay Away_12

A marbled cone snail; an amazing venous snail that fires a harpoon at fish.

A marbled cone snail; an amazing venous snail that fires a harpoon at fish.

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.

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