Tetrodotoxin-resistant snakes

Gartersnakes eat newts. I mentioned this remarkable fact in my article on the Scientific American Guest Blog, but it’s interesting enough to warrant a more detailed treatment. In 1990, Edmund D. Brodie III and his father, Edmund D. Brodie Jr, published a paper in the journal Evolution that provided the first evidence of a pair of species in a highly coupled arms race. Leer más.

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