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Bullet ants have a retractable syringe-like lance on their belly tip from which they inject a potent nerve toxin. This toxin is alleged to be as potent and painful as being shot by a bullet, therefore the title. Acording to the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, the sting is described as the most painful of all insect stings, inflicting waves of burning, throbbing, all-consuming pain, tremblings, nausea, perspiration, and generally paralysis that continues unabated for as much as 24 hours.
I’m unaware of Tyson’s position on commonplace horse-preserving procedures, but horses, regardless of not being confirmed as ‘self-conscious’ and possessing the superior cognition she describes in her article, usually have the same points in captivity. They actually have a particular title for it; secure vices (weaving), and the recommended remedy is not totally different from what professionals advocate for exotics with the problem.
A principally true assertion (besides possibly the ‘danger’ with anything aside from large, carnivorous species), nonetheless that is the case with all animals, again. Except perhaps the legality half. It just isn’t illegal to permit cats, a known invasive species, to roam outdoors, as a result of they enjoy the luxurious of being ‘traditional pets’.
Many species of pythons are extraordinarily well-liked, don’t grow to huge lengths (such as seen with Burmese and Reticulated pythons), and have by no means induced any incidences despite their reputation. Ball pythons are the most notable member of this group, often really helpful for inexperienced persons to snake maintaining (although sometimes they are often finicky eaters), they’re even standard with kids. The animals are so widespread that there are many morphs out there; they are about as near domestication as a reptile can come.