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Watch this video of the seemingly harmless cone snail, a species which is one of the most venomous animals in the world, paralyze and then consume a sleeping fish whole with its enormously distended mouth.


Bet you never thought a snail could be so scary. The barb the snail employs releases a neurotoxin more powerful than cyanide and it’s capable of killing humans (in fact, there have been many reported cases). The venom contained in one of the most dangerous species, the Conus geographus, could kill 700 humans.