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Pufferfish (takifugu rubripes)

“The pufferfish can swell to twice its size in an instant, is covered with pointed spines, and its flesh contains a potent neurotoxin which causes lethargy, numbness, and death.”

“Despite all this, the pufferfish is considered a delicacy, and is enjoyed by men the world over.”

“So now do you understand the comparison with your mother, darling?

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