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Two frog species in Brazil have been found to have head spines that inject venom into would-be threats. The venom is fairly toxin in both species and seems to be a case of convergent evolution as the species don't seem to be closely related. Venomous amphibians, who knew?

 

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Aparasphenodon brunoi

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Two frog species in Brazil have been found to have head spines that inject venom into would-be threats. The venom is fairly toxin in both species and seems to be a case of convergent evolution as the species don't seem to be closely related. Venomous amphibians, who knew?

 

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Corythomantis greening

 

 

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Aparasphenodon brunoi

 

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