Self-harming Parrots and Exploding Toads: A Marvellous Compendium of Bizarre, Gross and Stupid Animal Antics: Bk. 3

Author(s): Francesca Gould

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SELF-HARMING PARROTS AND EXPLODING TOADS is a marvellous compendium of the world's most unpleasant creatures and animal facts. Entries cover everything from the disgusting to the informative, including:: * Are cows' farts a major cause of climate change? * What happens at a dung beetle wedding? * Why do vultures defecate on themselves? * What's the best way to fight a crocodile? SELF-HARMING PARROTS AND EXPLODING TOADS is the third book in an extremely successful series of gross trivia books, and will make an ideal gift at any time of year.

About the author:
Francesca Gould is a lecturer in anatomy and physiology, and has always had a fascination for the more unusual and gruesome aspects of the animal kingdom. David Haviland is a journalist and writer, who now knows more about animal excretions than can possibly be healthy.

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A perfect book for inquisitive types who are short on time... NEW SCIENTIST

Francesca Gould is a lecturer in anatomy and physiology, and has always had a fascination for the more unusual and gruesome aspects of the animal kingdom. David Haviland is a journalist and writer, who now knows more about animal excretions than can possibly be healthy.

General Fields

  • : 9780749952709
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : June 2010
  • : 196mm X 127mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : 590
  • : 224
  • : Integrated: 30, b/w illustrations
  • : Francesca Gould
  • : BC