Toxin - any substance that can cause harm
Poison - a toxin that causes its effect through ingestion or absorption
Venom - a toxin that causes its effect through administration via a specialized delivery system.
A good example is tetrodotoxin, a toxin that can be a poison or venom. It is a poison in puffer fish, causing its effect when tissues from this fish are eaten. It is venom in the blue-ringed octopus, being stored in salivary glands and delivered into a wound caused by the beak of the octopus.
Thus, snakes are venomous since the toxin is delivered via specialized apparatus while poison arrow frogs are poisonous since the toxin is absorbed.
Venoumous is a poison that hurts you.
Poisionous means that it could be poisonius but not enough to kill you.
About 15% are venomous. Note that there is a difference between venom and poison.
A poisonous animal is one you should not bite because its body has poison on it or in it.A venomous animal is one that should not bite you because it makes venom that it injects into its prey.
There are no poisonous snakes, there are venomousor nonvenomous snakes. A poison must be ingested (eaten) to do its damage. A venom must be injected to kill. A person can safely eat a venomous snake and frequently do. The basic difference between the two is that venomous snakes have venom glands and fangs and nonvenomous snakes do not.
Cubazoa are a group of cnidarians. Cnidarians are animals that have radial symmetry and are usually venomous or poisonous.
No snake is poisonous, but some are venomous. Kingsnakes are not venomous.
They are not poisonous, they are venomous.
Firstly there are no poisonous snakes. There are only venomous and non venomous snakes. You can drink poison and die, but you can drink snake venom and nothing will happen. there is a huge difference between venom and poison. To refer back to the question. NO, you get venomous and non venomous snakes.
There is a difference between being poisonous and being venomous. The difference is how the toxin is delivered.Animals which are venomous inject the venom into their victims by a spur or stinger of some sort, just as the male platypus injects venom via a hollow spur attached to a venom gland.Animals (or plants) which are poisonous do not deliver their toxins directly. The body of the animal (or plant) tends to contain the poisonous substance within it, and they only cause harm to other organisms when they are eaten or touched.Platypuses are not "poisonous", but adult males have venomous spurs on their ankles.
No, crocodiles are not venomous. (poisonous)
No, platypus are not poisonous or venomous.
No, they are not venomous or poisonous.
The way I understand it is, snakes that have venom are venomous. Things that are poisonous contain a toxin that can make you ill or kill you if you eat them, such as poison mushrooms. I suppose a snake could be poisonous if you ate it and the toxins in it made you ill or killed you. there's no difference if I'm wrong someone can edit this EDIT: The easiest way to remember is - poison is eaten (or ingested) venom is injected. You can eat the flesh of a venomous snake provided you don't eat the venom sacs - Snakester1962 (Supervisor)
no tarantula is poisonous they are however venomous
Cuba has no venomous or poisonous snakes.
No. Kookaburras are neither poisonous nor venomous.
Raccoons are neither venomous nor poisonous.
no, it isn't venomous or poisonous it is a constrictor
They don't 'become' venomous - they are born venomous !
There are no poisonous snakes but there are venomous snakes. Yes, a venomous snake could kill a pig.
Poisonous word is more popular than venomous. Usoinitsa is a highly poisonous snake
No - Bull snakes are a non-venomous species.
The box jellyfish is the most venomous; the arrow frog the most poisonous. Poisonous and venomous are not the same thing.
One is poisonous and one is not poisonous.