Venom or Poison

Venom and poison are often confused with each other. Both can be deadly, but they each are used for different purposes. Venom is typically used to hunt and kill prey, and is injected, like a wasp, snake, or spider. Whereas poison is used more as a defense thru swallowing, inhaling or absorption through the skin.…

Glowing sharks

Many creatures of the deep sea have developed the ability to glow. This amazing phenomenon comes through Bioluminescence, either from a chemical in their body, or bacteria on their skin. But the bio-fluorescence that appear in these Swell Sharks (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum) is different. Sharks have light and dark spots all over their bodies, and the…