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Velvet Mites and Silken Webs: The Wonderful Details of Nature in Photographs and Essays

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Scott Camazine

178 pages, Col photos.

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #14164 | ISBN: 0471614858
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About this book

Glossy photographic book containing forty short, reflective essays which spotlight intriguing images of flora and fauna.


Contents

Canada Goslings; Miniaturization; Mouse Quintuplets; Nestling Crows; Spring Fever; Bird's Nest Fungi; Monarch Metamorphosis; Fiobanacci Numbers and Nature's Spirals; Bogs; Fleas; A Pile of Mayflies; Diversity; Alligators; An Encounter with a Rattlesnake; A Glimpse of the Amazon; The Stinkhorn and the Flies; Argiope's Orb Web; Velvet Mite; Orchids; The Perils of Mantis Mating; Lichen; Spider Tactics; Killer Bees; Waiting for Eggs to Hatch; The Robber Bee and the Flowers; Opium Poppies and Botanical Warfare; Autumn's Colours and the Ripening Fruit; Amanita Mushrooms; Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel; Feathers; Icicles; Trilobites; The Birth of a Snowflake; The Human Species.


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