Each cane toad carries enough venom to kill a child, National Geographic notes.
Funnel web spider's venom holds a harmless ingredient that could be used to prevent damage caused by stroke.
Researchers developed a cheaper and more effective way of neutralizing deadly snake venom.
Pre-mammalian reptile is the very first animal to produce and use venom.
A new research reveals that hormones produced by the gut of platypus that regulates their insulin levels are also present in their venom, which can be used as a possible treatment for diabetes.
Branded by scientists as the "killer of killers," the long-glanded blue coral snake is one of the most feared species of serpents in the world. According to the research of Dr. Brian Fry from the University of Queensland, there is something about this snake's venom that makes it behave out of the ordinary.
Wolbachia has combination of genes, which includes DNA from black widow spider.
The world is dubbing the 21-year-old man as the "unluckiest man on earth."
These mysteriously dangerous substance may also be the key in combating the most fatal diseases of today.
In the world filled with rare creatures, scientists discovered a cunning snake who pretends to be a snake to lure its prey. After years of studying the creature, they found out how the spider-tailed viper behaves. The cunning Iranian Pseudocerastes urarachnoides spider-tailed viper, uses the tip of its tail which resembles a viper to lure birds.
The 29-year old pop star named Irma Bule was reportedly singing at a party in Karawang, West Java on Sunday. Part of her antic is to bring a cobra onstage while singing.
Venom is both a predatory defense and a predator's advantage. While some venomous animals have recently evolved with more potent toxins, their ancient counterparts diversified less often. This suggests that the evolution of venom is more complex than previously thought.
The venom of two species of South American pit viper may help doctors seal wounds rapidly and promote faster healing.
Australia, which is already home to a preponderance of the world's venomous snakes, is the home of a new species of Death Adder named the Kimberley death adder that uses it's tail to lure its prey.