A frog that breaks its own bones to create deadly stabbing weapons! Trace shows you this wicked amphibian and other animals with crazy defense mechanisms.
“Sea Slug Squirts Venomous Boogers at Enemies”
“Sea hares possess a weapon that even the best comic book writers couldn’t have dreamed up: an inky mucus-like substance that, when squirted at enemies, prevents them from smelling.”
“‘Horror frog’ breaks own bones to produce claws”
“‘Amphibian horror’ isn’t a movie genre, but on this evidence perhaps it should be. Harvard biologists have described a bizarre, hairy frog with cat-like extendable claws.”
“Snotty sea hares clog up nostrils of lobster predators”
“Spiny lobsters have hard shells and strong jaws easily capable of turning the soft-bodied, sluglike sea hare into an easy meal.”
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