Cone snail attack: Insulin as a weapon (VIDEO).

Predatory Snail Uses Insulin to Incapacitate Its Victims—Before Swallowing Them Whole (Video)

Predatory Snail Uses Insulin to Incapacitate Its Victims—Before Swallowing Them Whole (Video)

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March 14 2015 1:09 PM

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A predatory snail uses insulin to incapacitate its victims—before swallowing them whole.

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The cone snails, native to warm oceans and seas worldwide, are also toxic to people and have even occasionally been blamed for human deaths.