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Venomous : how earth's deadliest creatures mastered biochemistry / Christie Wilcox.

Wilcox, Christie, 1985- author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main 591.65 WIL (Text) 840191002256242 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Checked out 12/14/2016
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 591.65 WILCOX (Text) 33946003134231 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 591.65 WIL (Text) 34330512998494 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 572 WIL (Text) 78551000527402 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 572 Wilcox (Text) 31208912481944 new non-fiction Checked out 12/08/2016
Seymour Main Library 591.65 WILCOX (Text) 9780374283377S On Order On order -
Spencer County Public Library - Rockport 591.6 WIL (Text) 70741000140538 Adult Non Fiction Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 572 WIL (Text) 31951004133366 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/10/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374283377
  • ISBN: 0374283370
  • Physical Description: xiii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-222) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Masters of physiology -- Death becomes them -- Of mongeese and men -- To the pain -- Bleed it out -- All the better to eat you with -- Don't move -- Mind games -- Lethal lifesavers.
Summary, etc.: "Biologist Christie Wilcox investigates and illuminates the animals of our nightmares, arguing that they hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation, and immunity. She reveals just how venoms function and what they do to the human body. With Wilcox as our guide, we encounter a jellyfish with tentacles covered in stinging cells that can kill humans in minutes; a two-inch caterpillar with toxic bristles that trigger hemorrhaging; and a stunning blue-ringed octopus capable of inducing total paralysis"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Poisonous animals.
Venom.

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