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African rodent uses ‘poison arrow’ toxin to deter predators: First known mammal to use plant poison in defense

Woe to the clueless predator trying to make a meal of the African crested rat, a rodent that applies poisonous plant toxin to sponge-like hairs on its flanks, researchers have discovered.

Quoted from African rodent uses ‘poison arrow’ toxin to deter predators: First known mammal to use plant poison in defense on ScienceDaily: Top News

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