Questions tagged [venom]

For questions involving venom produced by any existing or fictional creature. A venom is injected by a creature into a different creature.

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How big would a Daddy Longlegs Spider need to be to kill an average Human?

Daddy Longlegs Spiders, officially "Pholcidae" are known to be the worlds most venomous spiders, sort of. We are supposedly unaffected by them because their fangs are too small, the shape of their ...
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What is the bio-mechanical plausibility of a fox with venomous fangs?

For context, I've been working on a fantasy race for use in a science fiction novel, the gist of which is essentially a red fox that has had its genes manipulated by a supernatural force with the ...
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How is petrification by venom scientifically plausible?

In my book series (link here), there is a character named Rhys. Rhys is a highly mutated wasp whose mutation gave him the following benefits: His armor is immune to most of the medieval-style weapons ...
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Hallucinogen Dragon Venom?

The smallest type of dragon in my world is a bipedal dragon about the same size as a moderately sized bird, maybe about a falcon. In addition to its breath attack and high intelligence, this little ...
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Would a venom vaccine work?

I have heard of antivenom naturally being produced in honey badgers(they are able to sleep off the venom). My humanoids also naturally produce antivenom as antibodies. But here is the thing. Even with ...