The Venomous Hispaniolan Solenodon (IMAGE) GigaScience Caption Hispaniolan solenodon (<i>Solenodon paradoxus</i>) is one of the only extant venomous mammals. Its species separated from other insectivores at the time of the dinosaurs. Credit Eladio Fernandez, Caribbean Nature Photography. Usage Restrictions Include Credit: Eladio Fernandez, Caribbean Nature Photography License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.