10 Of Nature’s Strangest Defense Mechanisms

Potato Beetle

In order to prevent a predator from chomping down and making a meal of it, the Potato Beetle will cover itself in its own feces, which is poisonous and emits a foul stench, to avoid predators.

Boxer Crab

When threatened by a larger predator, the Boxer Crab will make use of sea anemones attached to their claws, which look like pom-poms, to strike. They are deadly.