Which mammal is venomous and dangerous to humans?

sloth
mangusta
platypus
vampire bat
The venom produced in the crural glands of the male platypus is not lethal to humans. However, it produces ex­cru­ci­at­ing pain which does not respond even to mor­phine; some­times the pain develops into a long-last­ing hy­per­al­ge­sia that can persist for months. Some bi­ol­o­gists suggest that the venom may work directly on the brain's pain re­cep­tors. Other venomous mammals are small in­sec­ti­vores and vampire bats, which produce toxic saliva.

Answers distribution

sloth
mangusta
platypus
vampire bat
answers
flagSwitzerland
0%
11%
77%
11%
18
flagthe Netherlands
0%
19%
75%
5%
56
flagAustralia
0%
12%
73%
8%
49
flagGermany
1%
18%
72%
7%
177
flagRussia
0%
10%
71%
15%
39
flagthe United States
2%
16%
69%
11%
334
flagthe United Kingdom
2%
21%
66%
9%
376
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
26%
66%
6%
15
flagPoland
1%
21%
65%
10%
17050
flagUnknown
1%
23%
64%
10%
686
flagFrance
6%
23%
63%
6%
30
flagCanada
0%
21%
62%
16%
37
flagDenmark
0%
12%
62%
25%
16
flagNorway
0%
32%
61%
2%
34
flagSweden
0%
33%
61%
5%
18
flagItaly
0%
25%
59%
11%
27
flagSpain
0%
14%
57%
28%
21
flagIndia
5%
15%
53%
20%
93
flagRepublic of Ireland
2%
26%
52%
18%
38
flagUkraine
8%
20%
47%
20%
48

Gender

men66%
women58%
sloth
2%
1%
mangusta
23%
27%
platypus
66%
58%
vampire bat
7%
11%

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