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News Release 07-008

Non-Venomous Asian Snakes 'Borrow' Defensive Poison from Toxic Toads

Research offers insights into the complexity of ecological interactions

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Juvenile Rhabdophis tigrinus snake from Ishima

A Juvenile Rhabdophis tigrinus snake from Ishima, a Japanese island, curls in a defense posture.

Credit: Old Dominion University, Alan Savitsky

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