Imagine being attacked on the street by a mugger. Do you fight back, or run away? What if there was a third option to projectile vomit in the attacker's face? For some animals, that option is real, and it's used to avoid getting eaten by predators. Get all the gross science in the video below.
The Science Of Defensive Vomiting
Fight or flight? Or vomit?
Why Do We Vomit?
If our body rejects something, why not just let it exit through the other end?
Acid, Poop, and Barf: Vultures' Secret Weapons
Bodily functions can be put to good use, as gross as that may seem.
Written by Curiosity Staff November 10, 2016
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