Read more about the article Authorities Raise Alarm After Venomous Portuguese Man O’ War Jellyfish Wash Up Ashore
People find a venomous bluebottle jellyfish on a beach in Wenchang, Hainan, China, undated. Fortunately, no one was poisoned. (HNBBT093/AsiaWire)

Authorities Raise Alarm After Venomous Portuguese Man O’ War Jellyfish Wash Up Ashore

People poking a venomous Portuguese man o' war jellyfish after several of them washed up on a beach, prompting authorities to take action. In the first video, the man can…

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Read more about the article Holidaymaker Finds Giant Venomous Centipede In His Undies
Photo shows the poisonous centipede, undated. Resident from Gdynia, Poland who was in Zanzibar, brought it in his suitcase. (Gdynia.pl/Newsflash)

Holidaymaker Finds Giant Venomous Centipede In His Undies

Giant centipede with a red head that was found by a holidaymaker in his underwear after returning from an exotic break in Zanzibar. The huge black and yellow creepy-crawly was…

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Read more about the article Deliverywoman Hospitalised In Serious Condition After Getting Bitten By Rattlesnake
Photo shows the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, undated. Amazon driver was bit during a package delivery in Palm City, Florida on Monday, September 18, 2023. (Martin County Sheriff's Office/Newsflash)

Deliverywoman Hospitalised In Serious Condition After Getting Bitten By Rattlesnake

A female delivery driver has been hospitalised in "very serious condition" after she was bitten by a highly venomous rattlesnake while dropping off a package. The unnamed Amazon employee reportedly…

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Read more about the article Bee Venom Study Hints Breast Cancer Treatment Prospect
The venom of wild bees such as the violet carpenter bee (Xylocopa violacea), with its main component melittin, is less aggressive than that of honey bees, a team from the LOEWE Center TBG discovered, undated photo. In the future, it could be used against breast cancer cells, among other things. (Bjrn M. von Reumont/Newsflash)

Bee Venom Study Hints Breast Cancer Treatment Prospect

The venomous substance produced by one of the most common wild bee species could help to treat breast cancer, according to scientists in Germany. Researchers at Goethe University and the…

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Read more about the article Two New Deadly Snakes Species Found
Image shows the newly discovered Bothrocophias myrringae sp. nov., that lives in isolated, nearly inaccessible rain forests in South America. It was discovered by a South American team of scientists in October 2022. (Juan Pablo Hurtado-Gomez/Newsflash)

Two New Deadly Snakes Species Found

Two new species of deadly venomous snake have been discovered in Colombia by a team of international scientists. They have been named as Bothrocophias myrringae and Bothrocophias tulitoi, two new…

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Read more about the article Fearless Diver Gets Up Close And Personal With Venomous Lionfish
Lionfish poses for a close up, off the beach, at the lagoon of Maafushi Island, in 2022. Lionfish are known to use their large pectoral fins to corner their prey. (@ayya.lens/Newsflash)

Fearless Diver Gets Up Close And Personal With Venomous Lionfish

These images show a professional diver getting up close and personal with three dazzling lionfish in a series of videos filmed in the Maldives. The lionfish are seen swaying through…

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Read more about the article Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish
Mar Menor in Spain in an undated photo. The water temperature sets the historical record of 31.25 degrees in July, 2022. (Newsflash)

Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish

Record temperatures in a Spanish tourist hotspot have spawned a new species of venomous barrel jellyfish. A historic temperature of 31.25 degrees Celsius has been recorded in the Mar Menor,…

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