Poison

Poison

Sinister Species With Deadly Consequences

Book - 2014
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Sterling
Beware: it's a poisonous world—and this is the ultimate guide to surviving nature at her most toxic! Journeying from the plains of the outback to the jungles of Madagascar, Dr. Mark Siddall, curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History, delves into earth's deadliest and most sinister creatures. Seventy-five wittily written, engaging, and illustrated entries cover things that sting, that bite, and that you shouldn't touch or eat. Siddall provides fascinating insight into these species and their sometimes lethal, occasionally beneficial poisons.

It's a poisonous world—and this is the ultimate guide to surviving nature at her most toxic! Journeying from the outback to the jungles of Madagascar, Dr. Mark Siddall introduces 75 of earth's deadliest creatures, from things that sting and bite to things you shouldn't touch or eat. Siddall provides fascinating insight into species and their sometimes lethal, occasionally beneficial poisons.


Baker & Taylor
The curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History takes readers on a perilous journey through nature where they will encounter the world's deadliest and most sinister creatures - some of which have beneficial poisons.

Baker
& Taylor

The curator of invertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History provides a look at some of the world's most dangerous creatures, discussing their dangerous, sometimes lethal, and occasionally beneficial poisons.

Publisher: New York : Sterling Signature, [2014]
ISBN: 9781454907640
1454907649
Branch Call Number: 591.65 SIDDALL
Characteristics: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: American Museum of Natural History

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