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Super Bug Encyclopedia : The Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest Creepy-Crawlers on the Planet
by DK and Smithsonian Institution




Overview -

Come face to face with the most incredible insects on Earth, where you'll experience the microscopic world of bugs in mind-blowing depth and detail.

Super Bug Encyclopedia showcases a huge variety of these tiny creatures at close range, making them millions of times bigger than their true size to give you the complete picture. From ants to wasps and centipedes to spiders, experience amazing anatomy and athleticism and find out who comes out on top for strength and speed. You'll meet the hawkmoth with the longest tongue of any insect and discover the velvet worm that squirts sticky slime to snare prey. Stand clear as the African bombardier beetle blasts out a sizzling hot chemical attack and race alongside the glorious green tiger beetle that lives life in the fast lane. 



This stunning visual feast incorporates jaw-dropping photography, at-a-glance facts, amazing statistics, dashboard-style profiles, and expert information to give you an unprecedented insight into the complex life of creepy crawlies.



Did you know bugs are the most successful creatures on our planet? Or that insects took flight 150 million years before the first bird? Find out all this and much, much more inside as you become the ultimate bug hunter.

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Overview

Come face to face with the most incredible insects on Earth, where you'll experience the microscopic world of bugs in mind-blowing depth and detail.

Super Bug Encyclopedia showcases a huge variety of these tiny creatures at close range, making them millions of times bigger than their true size to give you the complete picture. From ants to wasps and centipedes to spiders, experience amazing anatomy and athleticism and find out who comes out on top for strength and speed. You'll meet the hawkmoth with the longest tongue of any insect and discover the velvet worm that squirts sticky slime to snare prey. Stand clear as the African bombardier beetle blasts out a sizzling hot chemical attack and race alongside the glorious green tiger beetle that lives life in the fast lane. 



This stunning visual feast incorporates jaw-dropping photography, at-a-glance facts, amazing statistics, dashboard-style profiles, and expert information to give you an unprecedented insight into the complex life of creepy crawlies.



Did you know bugs are the most successful creatures on our planet? Or that insects took flight 150 million years before the first bird? Find out all this and much, much more inside as you become the ultimate bug hunter.


 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465446008
  • ISBN-10: 1465446001
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Publish Date: April 2016
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-13
  • Dimensions: 12.3 x 10.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.3 pounds

Series: Super Encyclopedias

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