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Old 10-26-03, 08:56 AM   #27 (permalink)
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I knew I had an old pic I had found somewhere

the hooded pitohui harbors the powerful neurotoxin Tetradotoxin
in its feathers. Chemically, this is an identical molecule to that
found in Central American poison dart frogs (genus Phyllobates).
Whether the toxin is produced by the bird, something in its diet,
or an associated bacterium is unknown.