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Re: AW: Heterodontosaurid with protofeathers



Quoting Dan Chure <danchure@easilink.com>:

> What are the poisonous extant birds?

Pitohuis from Papua New Guinea. Their bodies contain batrachotoxins, much like 
those of poison 
dart frogs. Just like in the frogs, they acquire their toxins from their diet 
rather than make it 
themselves.

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Publications/ZooGoer/2001/2/intoxnewguineabirds.cfm

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Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist              http://geo_cities.com/dannsdinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia             http://heretichides.soffiles.com
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