Author(s): Patrick Honan
Australia's beetles and bugs may be small - but if we look hard enoug h, they show us some of the most bizarre and fascinating lifestyles and behaviours on our planet.
This Steve Parish Wild Australia Gu ide opens up the miraculous small-scale world of Australia's most n umerous inhabitants. In describing endless variations on being born, gro wing up, finding food and a partner, reproducing and eventually being ea ten or dying, this book shows that beetles and bugs never cease to amaze .
The aim of this Wild Australia Guide is to promote und erstanding of these insects and concern about their habitats and wellbei ng - and to remove the fear factor. Illustrated with beautiful photograp hs and with clear accounts of representative families and species, this book presents a whole new world to anyone with an interest in seeing mor e of the exquisite and colourful detail around us.