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Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world

Author: Dan Riskin
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Touchstone hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Using the seven deadly sins as a road map, Riskin offers dozens of jaw-dropping examples that illuminate how brutal nature can truly be and shows ways this deadly world has shaped us as humans and what our responsibilities are to this terrible, wonderful planet we call home.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Riskin
ISBN: 9781476707549 1476707545 9781476767130 1476767130
OCLC Number: 852226598
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Georgia on my mind --
Lions don't kill zebras. Zebras kill zebras --
Meat robots screwing one another --
over --
Just another day in parasite paradise --
Eat and be eaten --
Of thieves and sneaker males --
Venoms and extinctions --
Rise up, meat robots.
Responsibility: Dan Riskin, PhD.

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Using the seven deadly sins as a road map, Riskin offers dozens of jaw-dropping examples that illuminate how brutal nature can truly be and shows ways this deadly world has shaped us as humans and what our responsibilities are to this terrible, wonderful planet we call home.

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