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  • What Good Are Bugs?
    What Good Are Bugs? (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Combining anecdotes from entomological history with insights into the intimate workings of the natural world, Waldbauer weaves a colorful picture of beneficial insect life on Earth. 30 halftones.

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  • A Walk around the Pond
    A Walk around the Pond (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Helps you discover the diverse inhabitants of the freshwater world.

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  • How Not to Be Eaten
    How Not to Be Eaten (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, James Nardi

    By explaining the many ways in which insects avoid becoming a meal for a predator, and the ways in which predators evade their defensive strategies, this book conveys an essential understanding of the unrelenting co-evolutionary forces at work in the world around us.

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  • Fireflies, Honey, and Silk
    Fireflies, Honey, and Silk (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, James Nardi

    Explores the myriad ways in which the insects have enriched our lives - culturally, economically, and aesthetically. This book describes how many of the valuable products insects have given us are made, how they were discovered, and how they have been used through time and across cultures.

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  • Fireflies, Honey, and Silk
    Fireflies, Honey, and Silk (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, James Nardi

    The ink our ancestors wrote with, the beeswax in altar candles, the honey on our toast, the silk we wear. This book explores the myriad ways insects have enriched our lives. It describes how many of the valuable products insects have given us are made, how they were discovered, and how they have been used through time and across cultures.

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  • The Birder's Bug Book
    The Birder's Bug Book (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Birds eat bugs; blood-sucking insects feed on birds; parasitic insects infest birds; and birds struggle to rid themselves of the parasites. In this text, Gilbert Waldbauer describes these and many other interactions between birds and insects.

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  • A World of Insects
    A World of Insects (English, Paperback) Ring T. Carde

    A World of Insects showcases classic works on insect behavior, physiology, and ecology published over half a century by Harvard University Press authors Costa, Dethier, Eisner, Goff, Heinrich, Holldobler, Roeder, Ross, Seeley, von Frisch, Waldbauer, Wilson, and Winston.

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  • Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles
    Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Insects that are the least bit social may gather in modest groups, like the dozen or so sawfly larvae feeding on a pine needle. Why these insects get together and what they get out of their associations are questions considered in this look at group behaviour and social lives of an array of bugs.

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  • Insects Through the Seasons
    Insects Through the Seasons (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    The success of insects is the story told in this work. Gilbert Waldbauer pursues this question from hot springs and Himilayan slopes to roadsides and forests, scrutinizing insect life in its many manifestations.

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  • A Walk Around the Pond
    A Walk Around the Pond (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, Meredith Waterstraat

    Introduces us to the aquatic insects that have colonised ponds, lakes, streams and rivers, especially those in North America. This book helps us learn about the diverse forms these arthropods take, as well as their remarkable modes of life, and how they have radiated into every imaginable niche in the water environment.

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  • Insects Through the Seasons
    Insects Through the Seasons (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, Amy Bartlett Wright

    This work looks at the world of the insects that make up 75 per cent of the worlds 1.2 million known animal species. It uses the cecropia moth as a guide to the seasons, and compares its methods of survival to the strategies of fellow insects.

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  • What Good are Bugs?
    What Good are Bugs? (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer, Meredith Waterstraat

    This volume ecologically catalogues important insects by their roles, providing an enlightening look at how insects work in ecosystems - what they do, how they live and how they make life as we know it possible.

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  • The Birder's Bug Book
    The Birder's Bug Book (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Birds eat bugs; blood-sucking insects feed on birds; parasitic insects infest birds; and birds struggle to rid themselves of the parasites. In this text, Gilbert Waldbauer describes these and many other interactions between birds and insects.

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  • Insights From Insects
    Insights From Insects (English, Paperback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Examines the behavior of twenty insects commonly considered pests, including mosquitoes, fruit flies, gypsy moths, and Japanese beetles, and looks at how these creatures can be helpful and what we can learn from them.

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  • Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles
    Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles (English, Hardback) Dr. Gilbert Waldbauer

    Insects that are the least bit social may gather in modest groups, like the dozen or so sawfly larvae feeding on a pine needle. Why these insects get together and what they get out of their associations are questions considered in this look at group behaviour and social lives of an array of bugs.

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