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Re: MORE FEATHERS & NEKKID MAMMALS



On 4 Nov 96 11:50:00 EST, Betty Cunningham wrote:

>  What else is poisonous and a terrestial endotherm?  Where on it's
>person is it poisonous?
>
>Is it possible that poisons generally being somewhere in the mouth in
>ectotherms have something to do with the fact that there are fewer
>openings in the skull, thus glandular secretions have to come out
>roughly the same way on all these different types-through the mouth
>somehow?

Most species of shrews are venomous , with a potent nuerotoxin
contained in their saliva.