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First venomous crustacean discovered

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 03:12 PM

Scattered throughout Mexico and central America are pools where water surfaces from underground networks of caves, which the ancient Maya said were gateways to the underworld. Biologists have now found that these bodies of water are home to a mysterious real-world creature as well: the first venomous crustaceans known to science.

http://www.nature.co...covered-1.13985

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