The Science Times Book of Insects

The Science Times Book of Insects

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A collection of forty articles about insects and arachnids, covering such topics as their sex lives, the violence of courtship, waste recycling by dung beetles, and how mites decompose soil

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In articles collected from the acclaimed weekly section of The New York Times, writers explore such wonders as the deadly love affairs of an Australian spider; the aerodynamic secrets of insect flight as demonstrated by a giant smoke-spewing moth; the industrious fungus-farming, leaf-cutting ants of the Amazon; and the culinary possibilities of the 17-year cicada. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : The Lyons Press, c1998
ISBN: 9781558217027
Branch Call Number: 595.7 SCI
Characteristics: 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Wade, Nicholas


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