Friday, April 17, 2009

Octopi Are Venomous

Octopi are venomous creatures; all octopi:
Contrary to what was known, all octopuses are venomous, a new study finds.
Researchers knew that the blue-ringed octopus packed venom. Now they say all octopuses and cuttlefish, and some squid are venomous. In fact they all share a common, ancient venomous ancestor, the study indicates, and the work suggests new avenues for drug discovery.

Go here for complete story and some neat images.

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