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Why do venomous animals live in warm climates?

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It seems that warm environments harbor the most venomous organisms on Earth. Is this a valid scientific observation that can be supported with evidence? Veratasium takes a closer look. 

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Interested in just what influence warm weather has on organisms? Watch this lesson: Why Do More Species Live Near the Equator?

Need more information on Poison vs. venom: What's the difference? Click the link and watch the TED-Ed lesson!

Here's another great resource on VENOM! Nature’s Killer Cocktails: VENOM Science!

Ever wonder where the word venom originated? Click here to find out!

Still a bit perplexed on exactly: How Snakes Got Their Venom?

This video also has some awesome information on all venomous organisms! The Most Venomous Animals in the World.

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