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Dark banquet : blood and the curious lives of blood-feeding creatures

Author: Bill Schutt
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A witty and informative look inside the world of animals that feed on blood examines the ecological roles and life cycles of the vampire bat, leeches, ticks, mites, bedbugs, and a feared vampire fish known as the candiru.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Schutt
ISBN: 9780307381132 0307381137
OCLC Number: 456089014
Description: 325 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1: No country for old chickens --
Wallerfield --
Children of the night --
Snapple, anyone? --
Part 2: Let it bleed --
Eighty ounces --
Red stuff --
Beautiful friendship --
Part 3: Bed bug & beyond --
Sleeping with the enemy --
Of mites and men --
Candiru: with a capital C and that rhymes with P --
Tough way to make a living.
Responsibility: Bill Schutt ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.

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A witty and informative look inside the world of animals that feed on blood examines the ecological roles and life cycles of the vampire bat, leeches, ticks, mites, bedbugs, and a feared vampire fish known as the candiru.

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