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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar (Paperback)

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For fans of WHAT IF? and NEW SCIENTIST comes this brilliantly funny and informative look at the stranger side of evolution.



Featuring:



The Zombie ants mind-controlled by a fungus



Beautiful salamanders that can regenerate any part of their bodies, including their brains



The mantis shrimp, which fires its club-like appendage so fast that the surrounding water becomes as hot as the surface of the sun



The Antechinus, whose runaway testosterone levels cause them to have so much sex during their three-week mating season that they bleed internally, go blind, and drop dead...



Featuring quirky illustrations and the signature blend of science smarts and humour that make Matt Simon's Wired column so entertaining, this is an ideal stocking-filler for every popular science aficionado...

Science & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEvolutionScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Headline Publishing Group Publication Date: 21/09/2017 ISBN-13: 9781472242013  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Matt Simon is a journalist who writes Wired Science's 'Absurd Creature of the Week' column. He has also edited Wired's 'This Day in Tech blog', which was compiled into the book Mad Science, and writes a second column called 'Fantastically Wrong' that explores the strangest mistakes in folklore and science. He lives in San Francisco.

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