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First amphibious centipede species found, and it's horrible

London - Just when we thought it was safe to go back in the water, someone has discovered a freshwater creature we should be worried about encountering. It's a venomous centipede that is as much at home in the water as it is on land.

Poisonous sea snakes wash ashore in southern California

The effects of El Nino on the western coast of the U.S. are already being felt as southern California drivers contend with torrential rains and rivers of mud. But El Nino has also given Californians another surprise, poisonous sea snakes.

Discovery channel star looses his king cobra in Orlando, Fla.

Orlando - Residents of one Orlando, Florida neighborhood are being extra careful this week after it was learned one of their neighbors reported his eight-foot long king cobra had escaped its enclosure.

Deadly venomous scorpion attacks man on plane

A man has suffered severe pain, nausea and hallucinations after being stung by a venomous scorpion that made it on to a flight in South America. The species is believed to have been deadly.

Albino cobra on the loose in Los Angeles neighborhood

Thousand Oaks - An albino monocled cobra is on the loose in a Thousand Oaks, California neighborhood. The venomous viper was discovered late Monday afternoon after biting a family's dog in their backyard. Authorities are desperately searching for the elusive reptile.

World's first venomous crustacean identified

London - Scientists have shown that a cave-dwelling crustacean may use venom to immobilize and digest its prey. This creature is the first venomous crustacean to be identified.

Spiders. They're out to get you...

You would think so as well, if you were in my shoes. Heres a story about how it could have easily been me. (shudder)
 

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A redback spider  Latrodectus hasseltii  of the family Theridiidae.
Photographer : David McClenaghan
A redback spider, Latrodectus hasseltii, of the family Theridiidae. Photographer : David McClenaghan
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The monocled cobra (N. kaouthia)
The monocled cobra (N. kaouthia)
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Speleonectes tulumensis is  first crustacean discovered that uses venom for hunting.
Speleonectes tulumensis is first crustacean discovered that uses venom for hunting.
BJÖRN VON REUMONT
Female of P. cf nigriventer. This and other species of the genus Phoneutria have medically significa...
Female of P. cf nigriventer. This and other species of the genus Phoneutria have medically significant venom and should generally not be handled.
João P. Burini

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