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Apr 21, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Whether hobo spider bites are toxic to people has been a matter of debate, but a new study suggests the spider's venom may be less harmful thought.
Sep 30, 2013 09:49 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The death toll is now at 100 and rising for African elephants recently killed by cyanide poisoning in just one Zimbabwe park. Continue reading →
Sep 11, 2011 11:14 AM ET // Tim Wall
Applying poison to rhino horns deters both parasites and hunters.
Aug 5, 2011 08:46 AM ET // Tim Wall
The African crested rat is the only other mammal besides humans to strategically use plant poisons.