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The Magical Banded Piglet Squid

So yeah, this is a real thing.

From SeaThos.org

From SeaThos.org

It lives about 300 feet below sea level and is full of awesome. Read more about it at the Sea Thos Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting education and awareness of the human impact on the world’s oceans.

Poison vs Venom

Do you know the difference between poison and venom? If you think you do, take the quiz below and record your answers. You can take the quiz again (it’s pasted below the post, too) after reading to see if your answers change.

Poisonous, Venomous, or Non-Toxic?

Portuguese Man o’ War “Jellyfish”: P or V or NT? *

Male Platypus: P or V or NT?

Fire-bellied Newt: P or V or NT?

Blue-ringed Octopus: P or V or NT?

Gila Monster: P or V or NT?

Monarch Butterfly: P or V or NT?

The Hooded Pitohui, a New Guinean bird: P or V or NT?

Black Widow: P or V or NT?

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