How Not to Be Eaten

How Not to Be Eaten

The Insects Fight Back

eBook - 2012
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All animals must eat. But who eats who, and why, or why not? Because insects outnumber and collectively outweigh all other animals combined, they comprise the largest amount of animal food available for potential consumption. How do they avoid being eaten? From masterful disguises to physical and chemical lures and traps, predatory insects have devised ingenious and bizarre methods of finding food. Equally ingenious are the means of hiding, mimicry, escape, and defense waged by prospective prey in order to stay alive. This absorbing book demonstrates that the relationship between the eaten and.
Publisher: CA : University of California Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780520269125
0520269128
9781283373548
1283373548
9780520952461
0520952464
Characteristics: 1 online resource (237 pages)

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FRANCYNE PELCHAR May 02, 2012

This is an excellent book for the lay person. Reading it has caused me to pay more attention to insects and given me a basic knowledge of what's going on with them.

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