With 42 million objects, Naturalis manages one of the largest natural history collections in the world. Until September 2 in the sign of poison!
Dive into the poisonous world of Dr. Freek Vonk! Meet the gila-monster, a tarcoon and Freek's favorite: the king cobra. Aangenaam! Naturalis researcher and poison expert Dr. Freek Vonk takes you into the world of poison. You will get acquainted with all kinds of live animals: snakes, spiders, frogs... But plants and minerals can also be poisonous. Why? And how does poison actually work? Freek and his fellow researchers teach you more about the usefulness and necessity of research into poison through videos. You can get GIF! There is also plenty to do: stand your nose on top of a special poison demonstration or take a look over the shoulder of our pet caretaker. He takes care of the poisonous animals from the exhibition every day. Would you dare to feed a poisonous spider?
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