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

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  • 8 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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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]

Content descriptions

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.

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