14 Interesting Poisonous Facts. - Random Facts

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14 Interesting poisonous facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random poisonous facts.

1. Fireflies glow to mate, but as larvae they also glow to warn predators that they are poisonous.
2. Avocados are poisonous to birds, cats, dogs, rabbits, and basically ALL pets.
3. You are statistically more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
4. Male platypuses have a poisonous spur on each of their back legs.
5. The slow loris is the world’s only poisonous primate! Illegal pet traders pull out their teeth before they sell them.
6. What if oxygen is poisonous and it just takes 75 100 years to kill us?
7. The blue sea slug preys on the poisonous Portuguese man of war and steals its venom so that it too can have a deadly sting.
8. At the outbreak of the Second World War, zookeepers killed all the poisonous insects and snakes in London Zoo, in case it was bombed and they escaped.
9. Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous.
10. Apple seeds are poisonous.
11. If you are bitten by a poisonous snake, and fail to receive medical attention, you still have a 50% chance of survival.
12. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
13. The male platypus has poisonous spurs on its legs.
14. You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than a poisonous spider.
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