If you misplaced your nutcracker, cashews are the way to go. Ever wonder why they are never sold with a shell?
Is there such a thing as poisonous rats? (We think it would make a great horror movie!)
Spitting Cobras, found in Africa and Asia, kill thousands of people each year. Learn about their deadly fangs on this Moment of Science.
Did you know that most so-called poisonous snakes aren't poisonous at all, but actually venomous?
You probably know that a brown recluse spider is poisonous. Well, brown recluse venom is both cytotoxic, meaning it can kill cells, and hemolytic, meaning it can destroy red blood cells. The extent of what this means if you’re bitten by a brown recluse varies. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The vomeronasal system, a snake’s sixth sense. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The nutritious skin is where a lot of the vitamins are. Important nutrients such as fiber, calcium, iron, and vitamin C are found in the skin. However, you probably didn’t know that potato skins contain poison.
What all goes into a cats diet? One thing is for sure, they like to eat. But how much can these felines handle?