Despite its size the Blue-ringed Octopus has a fearsome reputation and with good reason. It’s one of the deadliest animals on the face of the planet. Its weapon of choice? Spit. Yep good old spit or saliva. Ok so it might not sound like the weapon of an evil villain but it seems to work. But this is super spit and what makes it so lethal is that it has a deadly neurotoxin in it which is manufactured by bacteria living in its salivary glands. When injected into its prey this super spit paralyses it victims. If you want to learn more jump onto our blog
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