https://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/gympie-gympie-plant-sting-can-madden-kill.html https://www.quora.com/What-does-it-feel-like-to-touch-a-gympie-gympie-plant what a bizarre universe. that is a good question because the extent of toxicity isn't even logical. why does such a plant need an absurdly powerful venom? the only answer was that it's likened to a runaway trait. it still doesn't answer why some plants are more or less toxic than others when it's not anymore preyed upon than other plants or anymore special/rare, attractive, life-giving, succulent in fruit etc than other plant life. nature really isn't logical. i keep trying to make that point because that evidence is also all around us as well yet so many people think, especially on forums such as this, that everything especially nature is based on logic, sensibility and reason but it's not.