Blue-capped ifrits ingest toxic beetles, acquiring batrachotoxins. These poisonous birds from New Guinea can induce numbness and sneezing in humans.
The blue-ringed octopus carries lethal venom, including tetrodotoxin, which can cause paralysis and breathing difficulties. Quick artificial respiration can aid survival after its bite.
The platypus, a unique mammal that lays eggs, can deliver a venomous attack from spurs on its hind limbs, causing excruciating pain lasting weeks or even months that doesn't respond well to morphine.
Cone snails' venom, while deadly, is rich in conotoxins. This has sparked interest in pharmaceutical research for potential new treatments for various diseases.
Komodo dragons, the largest living reptiles, were believed to be non-venomous. However, recent studies suggest their bites, which cause rapid swelling and pain, may deliver venomous proteins.