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Weird Nature Science is Stranger than Myth

Popular Science Out of Print
By: John Downer
156 pages, 100 col photos
Publisher: BBC Books
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  • Weird Nature ISBN: 9780563534242 Hardback Dec 2002 Out of Print #125876
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Downer, author and producer of Supersense and Supernatural, discusses the bizarre behaviours that can be encountered in the animal kingdom. The book introduces quick-change camouflage artists and masters of mimicry, including an octopus that can imitate almost any inhabitant of the ocean depths. There are also creatures that employ their own deadly poisons and chemical weapons, and also unlikely co-operation such as the tarantulas that act as security guards for frogs.
Contents include: Marvellous Motion, Bizarre Breeding, Fantastic Feeding, Devious Defences, Puzzling Partners, and Peculiar Potions.
To be accompanied by a BBC television series.

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Popular Science Out of Print
By: John Downer
156 pages, 100 col photos
Publisher: BBC Books
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