Blue-ringed octopus

The blue-ringed octopus venom can kill 26 adults

Blue-ringed octopus first aid treatment is pressure on the wound and artificial respiration once the paralysis has disabled the victim’s respiratory muscles, which often occurs within minutes of being bitten. Tetrodotoxin causes severe and often total body paralysis; the victim remains conscious and alert in a manner similar to curare or pancuronium bromide. This effect, […]