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Tiger Beetles of Alberta: Killers on the Clay, Stalkers on the Sand

Series: Alberta Insects Series

By: John Acorn

120 pages, Col photos, col illus, distrib maps

University of Alberta Press

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #118827 | ISBN: 0888643454
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $24/€22 approx

About this book

Among beetles, tiger beetles are some of the favourites of nature-loving people. Large, active, and colourful, tiger beetles are as watchable as birds, and easily as fascinating. Well-loved naturalist John Acorn offers a fun and fascinating look at some of Alberta's smaller citizens.

Well known for his television series Acorn: The Nature Nut, the author draws on his experience to give us a colorful and informative examination of tiger beetles, masterfully expelling scientific jargon along the way and replacing it with more user-friendly terminology... Overall, "Tiger Beetles of Alberta" is an engaging, reasonably priced book aimed at non-professionals." -- Great Plains Research Vol 13 No. 2, 2003.

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John Acorn is a writer, broadcaster and entomologist. He lives in Edmonton with his wife Dena and son Jesse.

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