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The Resource Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world, Dan Riskin, PhD

Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world, Dan Riskin, PhD

Label
Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world
Title
Mother Nature is trying to kill you
Title remainder
a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world
Statement of responsibility
Dan Riskin, PhD
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using the seven deadly sins as a road map, Riskin offers dozens of jaw-dropping examples that illuminate how brutal nature can truly be and shows ways this deadly world has shaped us as humans and what our responsibilities are to this terrible, wonderful planet we call home
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riskin, Dan
Dewey number
591.5/3
Index
index present
LC call number
QL758
LC item number
.R57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Predation (Biology)
  • Predatory animals
  • Predatory insects
  • Parasites
  • Nature
  • SCIENCE / General
Label
Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world, Dan Riskin, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Georgia on my mind -- Lions don't kill zebras. Zebras kill zebras -- Meat robots screwing one another--over -- Just another day in parasite paradise -- Eat and be eaten -- Of thieves and sneaker males -- Venoms and extinctions -- Rise up, meat robots
Control code
ocn852226598
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9781476707549
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013032852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1143797
  • (Sirsi) o852226598
  • (OCoLC)852226598
Label
Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world, Dan Riskin, PhD
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Georgia on my mind -- Lions don't kill zebras. Zebras kill zebras -- Meat robots screwing one another--over -- Just another day in parasite paradise -- Eat and be eaten -- Of thieves and sneaker males -- Venoms and extinctions -- Rise up, meat robots
Control code
ocn852226598
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9781476707549
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013032852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1143797
  • (Sirsi) o852226598
  • (OCoLC)852226598

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