9 Things You Didn’t Know About Poison

Snow White totally could have happened

A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History explores the weird and wonderful world of poisons. Curated by evolutionary biologist Mark Siddall, “The Power of Poison” recreates a Columbian forest filled with deadly natural toxins, delves into the history of criminal ;poisonings, and brings to life famous fictional characters to investigate the science behind mythical poisons. The exhibit, which opened Saturday and runs through August 20, 2014, ends by examining how otherwise-deadly toxins can be used in medicine.

Here are nine little-known facts about poison you can impress your relatives with over Thanksgiving dinner. Or not.

Poison Dart Frogs
Venomous Spider
almonds
Tomatoes
Snow White in casket
Snake
Witches around coldon
Hercules artefacts
salamander