Toob: Venomous Creatures
Given the potency of these creatures™ venom, it's best to study our realistic models rather than the real thing!
This toob includes a cane toad, yellow-bellied snake, bat ray, komodo dragon, brown tarantula, giant centipede, fat-tailed scorpion, stone fish and an Indian cobra.
History: Although there are many different types of species that employ venom for the purposes of hunting, methods of delivery vary greatly. The most iconic method is through fangs, made famous by snakes and spiders. However, many creatures also user a stinger, like a wasp or a scorpion, and some centipedes can even use a type of modified legs to inject their venom! Learn more about these uniquely adapted predators with the fantastic figurines in our venomous creatures toob!
Characteristics: did you know the difference between venomous and poisonous species is that venomous creatures carry a toxin and have a way to deliver it, while poisonous creatures carry a toxin but have no way of transporting it.