What you don’t know about these cute animals could harm you (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 08, 2019 — Don’t let their cuteness fool you — these animals are not to be messed with. This week on Reactions, we break down the chemistry behind what makes these adorable critters deadly:

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