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i have a question about the evolution of toxins in snakes and spiders. it
seems that most of them have a venom that is way too strong for the prey
do u think that creatures that r no longer around had a different
tolerance for the venom? i know insects are much the same, but i am
assuming that snakes probably preyed on dinosaurs, etc., before mammals.
i wonder if they were harder to kill? anyway, just wondering aloud.
anybody studying this? i have read about the venom canals that appear in
a certain dinosaur's teeth but i have no idea which one (it has been
mentioned here before).
thanks for any info!
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