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Bugs, Beetles, Spiders & Snakes (Complete Identifier)
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This compact study guide contains concise descriptions of nearly 300 species of bug, beetle, spider and snake, with symbols providing at-a-glance information on distinctive features and physical traits.
Divided into three sections, with at a glance symbols for easy reference, this book is accompanied by spectacular photographs from each of the bug, beetle, spider, and snake families. Illustrated tables enable you to tell a glowworm from a lantern fly, a tree boa from a tree python. Comprehensive information on habitats, feeding, and reproduction is provided. This compact and comprehensive volume will teach you all you need to know, and more, about bugs, beetles, spiders, and snakes.
This compact and comprehensive volume will teach you all you need to know, and more, about bugs, beetles, spiders, and snakes.
Featuring stunning photography of each variety, this book contains all you ever wanted, or needed to know about bugs, beetles, spiders, and snakes.
About the Author
Ken Preston-Mafham, author of the bugs and beetles, and spiders sections, is a naturalist with a special interest in insects, which he has been studying and photographing for some 25 years. He is the author of many natural history titles, and his photographs have appeared in a host of books and magazines published worldwide.
Nigel Marven and Rob Harvey, co-authors of the snakes section, are based at the BBC's world famous Natural History Unit. They make field trips to observe grass snakes and adders every spring, and keep North American species that adapt well to captivity. Both are accomplished film producers making wildlife documentaries across the world.
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