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Bugs that walk on water. Bugs that consume billions of tons of dung a day. Bugs stealthy enough to steal prey from a spider web. Bugs that can grow to 2,700 times their original weight in just two weeks. Bugs that can reattach their own limbs—even a severed head.

Bringing the weird world of Bugs to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide that marries vivid photographs of these beautiful and complex creatures with fascinating facts, stats, and lore about 47 insects, ...

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Overview

Bugs that walk on water. Bugs that consume billions of tons of dung a day. Bugs stealthy enough to steal prey from a spider web. Bugs that can grow to 2,700 times their original weight in just two weeks. Bugs that can reattach their own limbs—even a severed head.

Bringing the weird world of Bugs to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide that marries vivid photographs of these beautiful and complex creatures with fascinating facts, stats, and lore about 47 insects, spiders, and other arthropods. (Arthropod: an invertebrate animal with a segmented body and jointed limbs—and the most diverse and plentiful group of animals ever to walk the earth.)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761154143
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Pages: 50
  • Sales rank: 342,068
  • Age range: 9 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Goodman is a writer, editor, and animation producer who is expert at distilling the facts of science into fun, useful formats. She lives in Boston.

Louis N. Sorkin, B.C.E., is a renowned entomologist/arachnologist at the American Museum of Natural History, where he has worked for the last 30 years.

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