University students get a firsthand look at what happens when big, dangerous snakes clash.
One of the most deadly fish on the planet does battle with a sea snake, the encounter photographed by an Australian fisherman.
With the discovery of some new, highly venomous frogs in Brazil, we take a look at a few more amazing hoppers.
Two frogs are among the most venomous in the world, a scientist accidentally discovers after suffering a painful encounter with one of the deadly amphibians. →
The humble marsupial's immunity to snake venom underpins a new potential antidote.
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
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