Fang! The Killing Tooth explored the biology of the “killing” canine and the history of the vampire myth. Through objects, video, and text, visitors compared fangs from a range of different animals, investigated stories of ancient blood-sucking beings, and even found a new perspective on their own killing teeth.

The display included a video of Dr. Janet Monge, Acting Curator-in-Charge and Keeper of the Physical Anthropology Section, discussing physical and cultural aspects of blood and the evolution of the canine tooth as they relate to vampire mythology.

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