Flatworm Kills By Engulfing Prey with Toxic Water.

Raphael Ritson-Williams of the Smithsonian Marine Station in Fort Pierce, Florida discovered a new species of saltwater flatworm that kills in a unique way:

By engulfing its prey or covering the victim's trapdoor, the flatworm presumably seals its quarry in a pocket of toxin-laced water


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