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 Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses (Secret lives of insects)
 Author: Owen, Ruth

 Publisher:  Ruby Tuesday Books (2018)

 Dewey: 595
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 32 p., col. ill., 28 cm

 BTSB No: 694767 ISBN: 9781788560108
 Ages: 7-10 Grades: 2-5

 Subjects:
 Insects -- Behavior

Price: $23.46

Summary:
Meet twelve insects that take defense to a whole new level, in the creepiest, yuckiest, way possible!

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Piper, Ross

Reviews:
   Booklist (03/15/18)

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Booklist - 03/15/2018 In riveting close-up photographs, a dozen insects display—or, in stomach-churning detail, actually demonstrate—a range of natural defenses, from mimicry and camouflage to venomous spines, poisonous foam, and squirts of formic acid. The content caters to thrill seekers (the exploding carpenter ant covers attackers in “poisonous yellow gloop”) and to budding zoologists who want to know about exact anatomical features and chemical processes (bombardier beetles shoot boiling spray from their “butts of fire”). Accompanying facts and graphics back up the informal but vivid general commentary with plenty of “Science Stuff.” The back matter is perfunctory at best, as is the single simple (safe) science demonstration, but both sorts of readers will nonetheless find this entry in the Secret Lives of Insects series (4 titles) a blast. - Copyright 2018 Booklist.

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