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 Toxic Skink with Green Blood

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Found this interesting article about skinks that bleed green, and the blood is so toxic it can kill you.

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Prasinohaema skinks, residents of New Guinea, have green bones, green muscles and green tongues. Even their blood is green. And it’s also a deadly poison. But how their blood got so green, and so toxic, remains something of a mystery.



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10/07/13  03:48pm


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