Fun Facts!

1. Scientists believe that puffer fish developed this tactic as a method of the self-defense because they are poor swimmers that cannot escape from the danger quickly

2. One puffer fish contains enough toxin to kill 30 adult men

3. Sharks are the only species immune to the puffer fish's toxin. They can eat puffer fish without any negative consequences

4. Puffer fish have four teeth that are fused in the beak-like structure. They use their teeth for opening of mussels, clams and shellfish. Puffer fish also eat algae and different types of worms and crustaceans

5. Average lifespan of the puffer fish is around 10 years