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A Walk around the Pond

Insects in and over the Water

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674027657

Publication Date: 04/15/2008

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312 pages

12 halftones

World

  • A First Look
  • 1. Who’s Who in the Water
  • 2. Where They Live
  • 3. The Breath of Life
  • 4. Finding Food and Eating
  • 5. Going Places
  • 6. The Next Generation
  • 7. On Being Eaten
  • 8. How Not to be Eaten
  • 9. Coping with the Climate
  • 10. Our Friends and Enemies
  • Selected Readings
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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