Fact Du Jour – June 23, 2019 – Venomous Snail?

When you think of snails, you probably think…slow moving and slimy, right? Not something you’d be afraid of meeting in a dark alley?

Well think again! Wait til you get a load of Conus richardbinghami.

Named for a guy named…Richard Bingham, this snail, which lives in the Bahamas, is predatory – AND venomous! And they look like this…

venomoussnail.jpg

Looks kind of like candy corn, right? As cute as they might be, they are capable of “stinging” humans…

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