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Animal SourcePlay
Venom is always related to an animal origin; plants can be toxic but not venomous. SlideBiologists are studying the venom of different sea creatures.
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Purposeful UsePlay
Animals use venom to defend themselves or to catch food, not accidentally. SlideThe platypus, surprisingly, produces venom.
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Not Always DeadlyPlay
Some venoms aren't deadly to humans and can cause mild reactions. SlideBee venom causes pain and swelling but is seldom fatal.