All the many horrible ways that animals can kill you with venom

Take a look at these fascinating videos explaining the many horrible ways that animals can use their hollow fangs, grooved teeth, lip glands, claws, spurs, spines, stings, and tentacles to deliver venom for the sole purpose of paralyzing and killing other animals—including humans.

It's all part of the The Power of Poison, an exhibit that can see until August 10 at the American Museum of Natural History.

Here's the exhibit's curator and professor at the Division of Invertebrate Zoology at the Sackler Institute of Comparative Genomics Mark Siddall explaining the different methods of poison delivery.

And here's an explanation at the differences between venoms, toxins, and poisons:

If you want to more about the exhibit, make sure to watch this video—and visit the museum if you happen to be in New York.


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