Top Ten Facts About Pufferfish

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Here are some facts about these very-adorable-yet-very-deadly fish

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1 There's a Japanese dish called fugu (Japanese word for "pufferfish"), which can kill the person who ate it if prepared the wrong way There's a Japanese dish called fugu (Japanese word for

The chef who prepares this must be very, very, very experienced, because 1 wrong move can end someone's life - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

I would not want that kind of responsibility if I was a cook. - eventer51314

2 Pufferfish are among the most poisonous animals on Earth Pufferfish are among the most poisonous animals on Earth

When they inflate themselves, they release a chemical called tetrodotoxin, a chemical 1200 times more toxic than cyanide, and 1 pufferfish has enough poison to kill 30 adult men. A pufferfish is very very cute, but whatever you do, you must hold yourself from hugging one - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

3 A pufferfish has 4 teeth that never stop growing A pufferfish has 4 teeth that never stop growing

2 teeth at the top and 2 teeth at the bottom. In order to keep those teeth short, a pufferfish eats shellfish - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

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4 A pufferfish can be kept as a pet (but requires an experienced owner) A pufferfish can be kept as a pet (but requires an experienced owner)

It needs top water quality, lots of space, and a good diet. Also, you can't have another fish in the same tank with a pufferfish, because pufferfish are carnivorous and can be aggresive - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

5 Pufferfish size vary from 1 inch to 2 feet Pufferfish size vary from 1 inch to 2 feet

The smallest being pygmy pufferfish and the largest being freshwater giant pufferfish - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

6 The strange "Underwater crop circles" are made by pufferfish The strange

Back then, scuba divers discovered mysterious patterns on the sea floor. Are those the work of aliens? Well, it turns out that male pufferfish were behind all this. Male pufferfish make those strange "crop circles" to attract mate - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

7 Pufferfish are poor swimmers Pufferfish are poor swimmers

Because their fins are so tiny compared to their body. Scientists believe that pufferfish developed the ability to inflate because of this - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

8 Pufferfish can blink Pufferfish can blink V 2 Comments
9 Certain animals are immune to pufferfish toxin Certain animals are immune to pufferfish toxin V 1 Comment
10 Pufferfish don't have scales Pufferfish don't have scales

Their skin are rough and very thick - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

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11 The poison is 1,200 times more toxic than cyanide

Its already listen under the third item. - HallowedBeThyName

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1. There's a Japanese dish called fugu (Japanese word for "pufferfish"), which can kill the person who ate it if prepared the wrong way
2. A pufferfish can be kept as a pet (but requires an experienced owner)
3. Pufferfish are among the most poisonous animals on Earth
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1. There's a Japanese dish called fugu (Japanese word for "pufferfish"), which can kill the person who ate it if prepared the wrong way
2. A pufferfish has 4 teeth that never stop growing
3. Pufferfish are among the most poisonous animals on Earth
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