This summer’s exciting blockbuster exhibition, The Power of Poison, has inspired museum staff to share fascinating pieces of our collection that are toxic, poisonous, or venomous.
Today, our Director of Science Stephen Tonsor explores the amazing relationship between the toxic milkweed plant and insects that use its poison for their own benefit.
This summer is all about poison at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Staff will be sharing fascinating pieces of our collection that are toxic, poisonous, or venomous to celebrate our summer blockbuster exhibition The Power of Poison. For more information about this highly interactive, family-friendly exhibition, visit pop.carnegiemnh.org.