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males occasionally frequent decaying materials for social reasons, one might
almost conclude that they are at best ornamental adjuncts to society. Another
conclusion that might be drawn is that males prefer to imbibe nectar, which is ...
Eventually he came to the factory, by which time he was thoroughly sick of the
odor of bubble gum. Insects employ air-borne odors to find food and mates.
Fabre wrote admiringly of the immense distance over which the males of certain
Male Beetle: It's our only joy. To think how we've saved and scraped, toiled and
moiled, denied ourselves, gone without this, stinted ourselves that- Female
Beetle: —and worked our legs off and drudged and plodded to get it together and
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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