The World's Most Venomous ...Mammals?

Have you ever heard of venomous mammals? Until this article, I was only aware of Platypus males having venomous spurs, and chalked it up to just another platypus anomaly. But there are many mammals species that come with venom!

Platypus is one of the few venomous mammals

that can deliver venom capable of causing severe pain to humans. Although the venom is not lethal to humans, it is so

excruciating that the victim may be incapacitated. Oedema rapidly develops around the wound and gradually spreads

throughout the affected limb. Information obtained from case histories and anecdotal evidence indicates that the pain

develops into a long-lasting hyperalgesia that persists for days or even months.


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