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Zombie Tits, Astronaut Fish and Other Weird Animals

Popular Science

By: Becky Crew (Author)

260 pages, b/w illustrations

NewSouth Publishing / University of New South Wales Press

Paperback | Oct 2012 | #202697 | ISBN-13: 9781742233215
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About this book

Did you know that the peacock mantis shrimp has the most powerful punch on Earth? That vampire spiders are attracted to your smelly socks? That the lesser water boatman is the loudest animal in the world and its instrument is its own penis? Or that concave-eared frogs have a secret language that only males can hear? From the mother-eating black-lace weaver spiders to Texas horned lizards that can shoot jets of poisonous blood from their eyes, Zombie Tits, Astronaut Fish and Other Weird Animals from fearless science blogger Becky Crew will introduce you to a menagerie of the worlds weirdest animals.


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Biography

Rebecca Crew is online editor of the Australian magazine COSMOS, the cofounder of the Running Ponies blog, and the recipient of the Australian Science Blogger of the Year award.

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