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Do Butterflies Bite?: Fascinating Answers to Questions about Butterflies and Moths

Popular Science

By: Hazel Davies and Carol A Butler

223 pages, 28 col & 26 b/w illus

Rutgers University Press

Paperback | Jul 2008 | #173557 | ISBN-13: 9780813542683
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NHBS Price: £17.95 $22/€20 approx

About this book

Covering everything from their basic biology to their complex behaviours at every stage of life to issues in butterfly conservation, Davies and Butler explore wide-ranging topics and supply a trove of intriguing facts. You will find tips on how to attract more butterflies to your garden, how to photograph them, and even how to raise them in your own home.

Arranged in a question and answer format, the book provides detailed information written in an accessible style that brings to life the science and natural history of these insects.

In addition, sidebars throughout the book detail an assortment of butterfly trivia, while extensive appendices direct you to organizations, web sites, and more than 200 indoor and outdoor public exhibits, where you can learn more or connect with other lepidopterophiles (butterfly lovers).

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