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How Not to be Eaten: The Insects Fight Back Hardcover – 27 Jan 2012

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  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press (27 Jan. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520269128
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520269125
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,668,545 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Readers will certainly come away with . . . appreciation for the ways in which insects use mimicry, deceit and poison to survive."--Amy Stewart"Washington Post" (03/25/2012)

"The strengths of the book derive from the author's . . . decades of experience as a keen observer of nature."--Elsa Youngsteadt"American Scientist" (05/14/2012)

"This book is a good source of information for laypeople, young students, and those who have no knowledge of the insect world."--J.M. Gonzalez"Choice" (07/01/2012)

"An entertaining, informative introduction to insect defenses."--Clyde E. Sorenson"Ecology" (02/01/2013)

"Fascinating. . . . How Not To Be Eaten is engaging in its descriptive and wide-ranging examples."--Anthony Joern, Kansas State University in Manhattan"Bioscience" (12/01/2012)

About the Author

Gilbert Waldbauer is Professor Emeritus of Entomology at University of Illinois. He is the author of eight books, including Fireflies, Honey, and Silk (UC Press), A Walk around the Pond, and What Good Are Bugs?


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