Untouchables: 9 Invertebrate Contact Defenses

Insects and other arthropods comprise about 75% of all known animal species, and they are equipped with a variety of defenses, some of which include biochemical and/or mechanical weapons that function on contact. Are you familiar with these untouchable invertebrates and their protections?

Source: Untouchables: 9 Invertebrate Contact Defenses

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Robert Nelson, MD

A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

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