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What makes poison dart frog resistant to their own poison?

Poison dart frogs store Batrachotoxin, a steroidal alkaloid toxin in their skin glands. A single amino acid substitution is responsible for the resistance to their on poison in these frogs.

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Anatomy of a Spider

A beautiful image showing the internal anatomy of a spider. A spider's body is divided into two regions, Prosoma, anterior part and Ophisthosoma, the posterior part. Prosoma contains head, antenna and the legs. Everything else is self explanatory.

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