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How Long Can a Fly Fly?: 175 Answers to Possible and Impossible Questions about Animals
     

How Long Can a Fly Fly?: 175 Answers to Possible and Impossible Questions about Animals

by Lars-Åke Janzon
 

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Get to know more than the usual facts and stats about animals, both familiar and rare! How Long Can a Fly Fly? will answer all your animal questions, along with plenty more you’ve never even thought to ask. This fun and educational book, good for all ages, is filled with fascinating information about animals, alongside unique hand-drawn illustrations

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Get to know more than the usual facts and stats about animals, both familiar and rare! How Long Can a Fly Fly? will answer all your animal questions, along with plenty more you’ve never even thought to ask. This fun and educational book, good for all ages, is filled with fascinating information about animals, alongside unique hand-drawn illustrations that add to the entertainment. Lars-Ake Janzon is the on-call biologist at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, where one of his jobs is to answer visitors’ questions. For over ten years, he has been researching things like: 

 ·        If a mosquito is hit by a drop of water, will it die? 

 ·        Are ducks faithful to one partner all their lives? 

 ·        Which animals are the biggest or fastest? 

 ·        How many acorns can a squirrel peel in one day? 

 ·        Can fish swim backwards? 

 The questions and answers included are imaginative and instructive, and Janzon’s style is accessible to readers with even a casual interest in understanding just a little bit more about nature. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620879009
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
11/13/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
590,983
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Lars-Åke Janzon is a biologist at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm. He enjoys research in the lab and in the field, where he often helps students identify their natural finds. He has made numerous television and radio appearances in Sweden to discuss biology and nature, and has published many articles on his findings.

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