Discover a spine-tingling collection of toxic animals, and learn about the astonishing strategies they use to deliver venom and poison.
Creatures from all around the animal kingdom wield a mysterious weapon that is key to their survival: poison! These sophisticated concoctions are designed with precision to defy predators or subdue prey. Within these pages, children will learn all about big-eyed critters with a poisonous secret; tiny, flashy octopuses that can kill in minutes; the world’s deadliest spiders, snakes, and scorpions; and more!
An entertaining and beautifully illustrated survey of the use of poison in the animal kingdom that brims with facts and figures, as well as a quiz for children to test their knowledge.