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Author Crew, Rebecca

Title Zombie tits and astronaut fish and other weird animals / Becky Crew
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents Author's Bibliography; Contents; Animals Anonymous; PART ONE: HUNTERS; The most powerful punch on Earth?; A mouse in wolf's clothing; Birds coming for your brains ... ; The sock-loving vampire spider; A slime-wielding predator; The spider-eating spider; A mind-controlling parasite; Isopod got your tongue?; The master deceiver; Killer cone snail; The mystery of the sawfish's saw; PART TWO: LOVERS AND FIGHTERS; All-female lizard tribe; The loudest penis on Earth; Battle of the genitals; The impossible mates; Don't trust them with your offspring; Your mother wants you to eat her
Fruit bat fellatioIt's time to become gonads; Sexy monkeys bathe in urine; Secret boys' club; A love affair with beer gone wrong; Won't rat you out for chocolate; PART THREE: ANCIENT CREATURES; The largest feathered animal ever; A venomous dinosaur?; What's that on your face?; King of the rabbits; Microraptor shows its true colours; Night vision for hunters; Horses the size of house cats; PART FOUR: PREY; Cliff-diving toad; Transformer butterflies; Don't get angry: vomit; Poison blood-spitting eyes; Will rib you to death; Playing dead pros; Underwater mousedeer; A poisonous pelt
What big eyes you have!Wolverine frog; Bomb-dropping worm; The toxic songbird; PART FIVE: ODD BODIES; A (mostly) vegetarian spider; The strangest mammal in the world; Flying buttocks; The elusive stick giant; At home in someone else's anus; Houdini with an inflatable head; The toughest fish in outer space; Sunken spider's bubble web; Bibliography; Alphabetical list of animals
Summary From the mother-eating black-lace weaver spiders to Texas horned lizards that can shoot jets of poisonous blood from their eyes, this book from fearless science blogger Becky Crew will introduce you to a menagerie of the world.s weirdest animals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Animals -- Humor.
Animals -- Identification.
Natural history.
Zoology -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Guidebooks.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1742241158 (electronic bk.)
1742246044 (electronic bk.)
9781742241159 (electronic bk.)
9781742246048 (electronic bk.)