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Nature's Craziest Defense Mechanisms

By Vadim Newquist Apr 23, 2014

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The Eurasian Roller

Remember the potato beetle and it’s disgusting pooh shield? Well, Eurasian rollers will basically do the same thing with their vomit when they are babies, making them virtually inedible to predators, and probably quite an inspiration to Lady GaGa.

Tags: animals, science, slideshows, nature, weird science

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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