Results 1-3 of 3
Mosquitoes, fleas, bed bugs, horseflies, no-see-ums interest us only because
they bore into our hides and steal our blood. Corn borers, Colorado potato
beetles, aphids, scales, cabbage worms excite our interest only because they eat
Clothes moths and carpet beetles try to turn all our fabrics into Belgian lace.
Termites feed on our houses and libraries. "And you will not wonder," wrote Wee-
Wee, 43rd Neotenic King of the 8,429th Dynasty of the Bellicose Termites to ...
The Capeks in their play, "The Life of the Insects," record the following touching
dialogue : Female Beetle: Oh, what a lovely little pile, what a treasure, what a
beautiful little ball, what a precious little future. Male Beetle: It's our only joy. To
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review