Some Animals Use Vomit To Defend Themselves

Some Animals Use Vomit To Defend Themselves

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.

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