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

Author(s): Francesca Gould; David Haviland

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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.

$15.00(NZD) RRP $32.99(NZD)


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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
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Piatkus Books
  • : June 2010
  • : 196mm X 127mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : 590
  • : 224
  • : Integrated: 30, b/w illustrations
  • : Francesca Gould; David Haviland
  • : Paperback