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Nasty, Brutish, and Short The Quirks and Quarks Guide to Animal Sex and Other Weird Behaviour

By: Pat Senson
274 pages, no illustrations
Nasty, Brutish, and Short
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Birds do it, and bees do it, so do all animals, some of them in weird and wonderful ways.

This book explores the more bizarre behaviours of more than 100 creatures. From barnacles to Panda bears, the range of animal sexual practices is mind-boggling. And it's not only reproduction that has them doing very strange things. There's a beetle that shoots a stream of boiling hot, toxic liquid when it's threatened, a lizard that can run on water and a shrimp that explodes its prey.

It is an engrossing look at the astonishing behaviours different animals have evolved in order to survive and reproduce.

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By: Pat Senson
274 pages, no illustrations
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