A Snowy Robin Rescue by Mary Kelly

By Mary Kelly

A thrilling and encouraging animal tale, with a pleasant Christmas message. in line with a real-life RSPCA rescue, this heartwarming tale indicates expert RSPCA inspectors operating jointly to create a cheerful finishing for an animal in peril—not to say a Christmas shock!

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They put the darts into a blowgun and shoot them at their prey. When a dart strikes a monkey or a jaguar, the hunter follows the animal and waits for it to collapse and die. Rain forest hunters have many ways to remove the poison from the frogs. One way is to roast them on sticks over a hot fire. The hunters collect the poison that drips out of the frogs’ skin and rub it on their darts. One frog supplies enough poison for 50 darts. How did ancient Romans use the poison from toads? For murder! Two thousand years ago, Romans used the poison from toads to kill their enemies.

They put the darts into a blowgun and shoot them at their prey. When a dart strikes a monkey or a jaguar, the hunter follows the animal and waits for it to collapse and die. Rain forest hunters have many ways to remove the poison from the frogs. One way is to roast them on sticks over a hot fire. The hunters collect the poison that drips out of the frogs’ skin and rub it on their darts. One frog supplies enough poison for 50 darts. How did ancient Romans use the poison from toads? For murder! Two thousand years ago, Romans used the poison from toads to kill their enemies.

The way cowboys figure it—it’s better to sleep with their boots on than to get a nasty surprise the next morning. Why take chances? 29 Do any sea creatures sting? Jellyfish do. Long, stringy tentacles hang down from their floating bodies. The tentacles are covered with poisonous nerve cells. Each cell is packed with a long, sharp, poisoncovered thread. When an enemy or something good to eat touches a tentacle, the nerve cells explode. Poisoned threads shoot out and paralyze the victim. With its tentacles, the jellyfish slowly brings its dinner to its mouth.

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