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Beetle battles : one scientist's journey of adventure and discovery

Author: Douglas John Emlen
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Discusses beetle weapons and how their horns and armor change to better suit them in different environments.
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Illustrated works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas John Emlen
ISBN: 9781250147110 1250147115
OCLC Number: 1132271055
Description: 170 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm
Contents: Finding the right beetle --
Figuring out why beetles have horns --
Figuring out why most species don't have big weapons --
When benefits outweigh costs --
Following the logic: animal and military weapons are the same --
When arms races collapse.
Responsibility: Doug Emlen.

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Discusses beetle weapons and how their horns and armor change to better suit them in different environments.

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