Word of Mouth
11:59 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Move Over Superman: These Animals Are Real-Life Superheroes

The Dragon millipede can shoot toxic clouds of almond-smelling cyanide gas.
Credit via ecologypad.com

As the curtain falls on another season of superhero blockbusters, Hollywood is already hard at work re-booting  "Batman," "Captain America," and the "Fantastic Four" franchises.  More than sixty high-profile superhero films have been released since the surprise success of "X-Men" in the year 2000.

Joe Hanson points us to a more enduring source of awe-inspiring acts: nature. Hanson is a biologist who writes and hosts the PBS. video series “It’s Okay to Be Smart.”

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