Sexy Orchids Make Lousy Lovers: Other Unusual

Sexy Orchids Make Lousy Lovers: Other Unusual Vampire bats that regurgitate blood for roosting buddies Mosquitoes that filch honeydew droplets from ants Reptiles that enforce chastity on their lovers with copulatory plugs Capuchin monkeys that use millipede secretions as mosquito repellent The natural world is full of unusual relationships, and negotiation between life forms striving to survive is evolutio Unusually informative book about commensal, symbiotic, and parasitic relationships between various combinations of animals, plants, bacteria, and fungi It s written in a very conversational style and doesn t generally go into a lot of detail, but it covers a lot of ground, including some quite recent material. Another round of intriguing animal behavior descriptions I m going try lemon juice as a mosquito repellent this summer thanks to this book If you like watching nature shows, this book is a good start for reading nonfiction or you can try her previous volume. A follow up to Headless Males Make Great Lovers, read this only if you felt unfulfilled after the first book Basicallyexamples of weird and interesting animal and plant behaviors Still a great read for science nerds

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