Face to face with caterpillars

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National Geographic,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
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Ever had an in-your-face encounter with a caterpillar? Darlyne Murawski came eye-to-eye with a spiny caterpillar in Costa Rica—and was severely stung by the harmless-looking creepy-crawly. But she still got the picture. It's one of many caterpillar close-ups which illustrate this extraordinary book. Readers learn to study these insects like the experts: witness the astonishing life cycle with its metamorphosis from caterpillar to pupa to butterfly; see the amazing snake-like defenses of some poisonous species; and the silk stitching used by others to build leafy hideaways.Face to Face with Caterpillars encourages an active study of this intriguing insect: How to find caterpillars, how to raise a monarch, how to help preserve their habitats, how to photograph the caterpillar, and how to learn more; it's all in Darlyne Murawski's fun book
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9781426300523
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series Face to face with animals
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title_full Face to face with caterpillars / by Darlyne A. Murawski, Face to face with caterpillars [electronic resource] / by Darlyne A. Murawski
title_short Face to face with caterpillars