Milking the WORLD'S MOST VENOMOUS FISH! - Smarter Every Day 117

  • Published: 26 June 2014
  • The Stonefish is the World's most venomous fish. We milked it.
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    Read more on the stonefish here:

    A case report of using hot water to treat a Stonefish Sting:

    A huge thanks to Dr. Jamie Seymour, a world renouned venom biologist at James Cook University. He's a top notch guy who helped me open my eyes to the wonders of the ocean.
    Dr. Seymour teaches at James Cook University

    Also, the beautiful Venom clip of was taken by "Shark Dude" Richard Fitzpatrick. Richard is the man. more on him later.

    Outro Music "Manta" by A Shell In The Pit.
    You know Gordon's music by now. It's all good.

    Rough Draft editing of RAW footage by Ben Linderman.

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Comments • 5 034

  • StarCap
    StarCap  1 days back


    • Sub2 P3wdi3p13
      Sub2 P3wdi3p13  3 days back

      It’s basically a living gu mine

      • Red Vanderbilt
        Red Vanderbilt  4 days back

        Lmao that comedic last part though

        • Civil Engineering Philosophy

          I saw this doctor on Netflix on “72 Deadly Animals in Asia” Show!

          • javier l
            javier l  6 days back

            So the stonfish is basically a underwater venom mine

            • Abdou Tech
              Abdou Tech  1 weeks back

              whats wrong with your face . is it a smile or its like that . i want to see your sad face or angry face hhhh

              • Evan Murphy
                Evan Murphy  1 weeks back

                Anyone else think it was a rotting angler fish in the thumbnail?

                • Meme_girl*fann;3 Uinacorn.cupcake

                  Ive been to a beach with jelly fish and stonfush and there is a line around the area you can swim in and it was luckily breeding season

                  • shrimpRamen
                    shrimpRamen  2 weeks back

                    3:25 milk

                    • T3rmin4ter
                      T3rmin4ter  2 weeks back

                      Go to Australia they said
                      go swimming they said
                      Pet the stonefish they said
                      they are very cute they said
                      But make sure to wright your will first they said
                      At my funeral they said

                      • Perry0806
                        Perry0806  2 weeks back

                        0:40 thats an ausstralian for ya

                        • Ismaha
                          Ismaha  2 weeks back

                          Petition to make cayote Peterson step on this

                          • Daniel Gonzalez
                            Daniel Gonzalez  2 weeks back

                            Loved it

                            • Wolfie Gacha
                              Wolfie Gacha  2 weeks back

                              I thought actual milk was gonna come out of the fish..

                              • Kellen evans Official
                                Kellen evans Official  3 weeks back

                                That dude just made me want to say KRAUKEY

                                • ShaddexGamingYT
                                  ShaddexGamingYT  3 weeks back

                                  I WAS IN COZUMEL, MEXICO AND I SAW ONE AND I ALMOST TOUCHED IT!!

                                  • Solid_ Snipez
                                    Solid_ Snipez  3 weeks back

                                    Looks like a dead fish with its bones

                                    • Carolyn Nance
                                      Carolyn Nance  3 weeks back

                                      2:02 *puberty intensifies*

                                      • Jude&Bois YT
                                        Jude&Bois YT  3 weeks back

                                        3:35 me when I nut(just listen to the music)

                                        • DoritosMaister
                                          DoritosMaister  3 weeks back

                                          that toxinologist guy is so Australian

                                          • nut.
                                            nut.  3 weeks back

                                            So basically they're jerking of deadly fish dicks

                                            • Kaden Cannon
                                              Kaden Cannon  3 weeks back

                                              2:01 voice crack

                                              • Wyatt0 Gaming
                                                Wyatt0 Gaming  3 weeks back

                                                I thought this was a Whats Inside video for a second😂😂😂

                                                • ZERO COOL
                                                  ZERO COOL  3 weeks back


                                                  • Tribal Dark
                                                    Tribal Dark  3 weeks back

                                                    “We give the venom the scientist”

                                                    Venom sprays into the air and goes down the throat of the tOxIcImoLiGiSt

                                                    • Braystone
                                                      Braystone  4 weeks back

                                                      3:24 (lenny face)

                                                      • FrozenFlame YT
                                                        FrozenFlame YT  4 weeks back

                                                        2019 anyone?

                                                        • Sid Heffler
                                                          Sid Heffler  4 weeks back

                                                          That is oddly satesfying. Yeah i know that i misspelled satesfying

                                                          • Dio Brando
                                                            Dio Brando  4 weeks back

                                                            Isn't that just Australian breakfast

                                                            • Crusifix Jesus
                                                              Crusifix Jesus  4 weeks back

                                                              i wok

                                                              • 0netyr
                                                                0netyr  4 weeks back

                                                                Heeeey mom
                                                                Can i have a stone fish for Christmas?
                                                                Mom; why do you want a fish that smokes weed?
                                                                It doesn't smoke weed ma
                                                                but it is venomous..
                                                                Mom;well as long as it doesn't smoke weed
                                                                Thanks Mom..😆

                                                                • itzNova
                                                                  itzNova  4 weeks back

                                                                  Whose watching this 5 years later??


                                                                • Just a normal account and nothing else

                                                                  dota 2 community is still more toxic

                                                                  • Vraxerner Playz
                                                                    Vraxerner Playz  4 weeks back

                                                                    3:18 YARE YARE DAZE

                                                                    • Aiden Park
                                                                      Aiden Park  4 weeks back

                                                                      wErE gOiNg To MiLk A vEnOmOuS fIsH!

                                                                      • Zurtron D
                                                                        Zurtron D  4 weeks back

                                                                        The fact that this is in the pets section...

                                                                        • movies 4everyone
                                                                          movies 4everyone  4 weeks back

                                                                          Looking at the the thumbnail I thought they used a fossil .

                                                                          • Zech Hough
                                                                            Zech Hough  4 weeks back

                                                                            6:24 my guy

                                                                            • Alexander Aguilar
                                                                              Alexander Aguilar  4 weeks back

                                                                              Wish I had thirteen nuts

                                                                              • Saif Uddin
                                                                                Saif Uddin  1 months back

                                                                                Its a beautiful and cute fish

                                                                                • BankRoll Cee
                                                                                  BankRoll Cee  1 months back

                                                                                  3:35 when u nut for the first time

                                                                                  • Matthew Wiles
                                                                                    Matthew Wiles  1 months back

                                                                                    This just feels so so wrong

                                                                                    • Mr. Deadly
                                                                                      Mr. Deadly  1 months back

                                                                                      I'm sorry but can we just Exile Australia

                                                                                      • Jorge Yip Zhong
                                                                                        Jorge Yip Zhong  1 months back

                                                                                        I wonder if they even had to say the sentence “it got in my mouth!!!”

                                                                                        • Skill Billz
                                                                                          Skill Billz  1 months back

                                                                                          Isn't that the math antics guy.... Am I tripping or something someone tell me

                                                                                          • HowTo Simple
                                                                                            HowTo Simple  1 months back

                                                                                            You didn’t ruin the beach for me I just too smart for fun

                                                                                            • Miso Monih
                                                                                              Miso Monih  1 months back

                                                                                              Guy: How sharp is that?
                                                                                              expert: Yes

                                                                                              • XxjArEdxX
                                                                                                XxjArEdxX  1 months back

                                                                                                Thar she blows