Cone Snail has a deadly toxin.. go to website to read all about it.... who knew !

Unique Animals: 10 Uniquely Deadly Animals in the World

Cone Snail has a deadly toxin.. go to website to read all about it.... who knew !

The Geographic Cone Snail (Conus geographus) shows its siphon and proboscis. This snail is also humorously called “the cigarette snail” since if one stings you, you allegedly have time for one cigarette before dying.

The Geographic Cone Snail (Conus geographus) shows its siphon and proboscis. This snail is also humorously called “the cigarette snail” since if one stings you, you allegedly have time for one cigarette before dying.

Textile Cone Snail - This innocuous-looking snail is actually one of the planet’s most toxic creatures.

Textile Cone Snail - This innocuous-looking snail is actually one of the planet’s most toxic creatures.

Many cone snails have beautiful colorful shells marked with vivid abstract patterns.  Some of the most valuable shells ever came from cone snails–which continue to fascinate conchologists and shell collectors.  Even today divers and beach combers are sometimes overwhelmed by the beauty of cone snails and reach out to grab the lovely creatures.  Hopefully this article has convinced you that doing so is a very bad idea.

Many cone snails have beautiful colorful shells marked with vivid abstract patterns. Some of the most valuable shells ever came from cone snails–which continue to fascinate conchologists and shell collectors. Even today divers and beach combers are sometimes overwhelmed by the beauty of cone snails and reach out to grab the lovely creatures. Hopefully this article has convinced you that doing so is a very bad idea.

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus.  Family Conidae.  This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus. Family Conidae. This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus. Family Conidae. This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus. Family Conidae. This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

You'll Understand Why Australia Is A Scary Place After You See These Photos...Yikes - Page 15 of 25 - flipopular

You'll Understand Why Australia Is A Scary Place After You See These Photos...Yikes - Page 15 of 25 - flipopular

The underwater version of a tank, this cone snail boasts an armored shell and enough venom to kill a human. Nearby fish don't stand a chance.   World's Weirdest : Killer Cone Snail on   NatGeoWild

The underwater version of a tank, this cone snail boasts an armored shell and enough venom to kill a human. Nearby fish don't stand a chance. World's Weirdest : Killer Cone Snail on NatGeoWild

Conus species eating a small fish, in Guam

Conus species eating a small fish, in Guam

Cone Snail

Cone Snail

Insulin-infused venom helps cone snails net prey. The most venomous animal on the planet isn’t a snake, a spider, or a scorpion; it’s a snail—a cone snail, to be precise.

Insulin-infused venom helps cone snails net prey. The most venomous animal on the planet isn’t a snake, a spider, or a scorpion; it’s a snail—a cone snail, to be precise.

Food and Beauty Products Used by Japan to Promote Its Traditions

Food and Beauty Products Used by Japan to Promote Its Traditions

How a venomous cone snail catches and kills fish

How a cone snail catches its prey

How a venomous cone snail catches and kills fish

Octonauts themed food

Octonauts themed food

Puka shells originally were naturally occurring bead-like objects which could be found on some beaches in Hawaii. These were beachworn pieces of cone snail shells, a kind of seashell. Puka is the Hawaiian word for "hole" and refers to the naturally occurring hole in the middle of these rounded shell fragments.

Puka shells originally were naturally occurring bead-like objects which could be found on some beaches in Hawaii. These were beachworn pieces of cone snail shells, a kind of seashell. Puka is the Hawaiian word for "hole" and refers to the naturally occurring hole in the middle of these rounded shell fragments.

THE GLORY OF THE SEA ~ SEASHELLS OF  DIFFERENT SHAPES & HUES!

THE GLORY OF THE SEA ~ SEASHELLS OF DIFFERENT SHAPES & HUES!

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