Usually ships within 24 to 48 hours unless otherwise noted in the product description.
All animals must eat. But who eats who, and why, or why not? Because insects outnumber and collectively outweigh all other animals combined, they comprise the largest amount of animal food available for potential consumption. How do they avoid being eaten? From masterful disguises to physical and chemical lures and traps, predatory insects have devised ingenious and bizarre methods of finding food. Equally ingenious are the means of hiding, mimicry, escape, and defense waged by prospective prey in order to stay alive. This absorbing book demonstrates that the relationship between the eaten and the eater is a central—perhaps the central—aspect of what goes on in the community of organisms. By explaining the many ways in which insects avoid becoming a meal for a predator, and the ways in which predators evade their defensive strategies, Gilbert Waldbauer conveys an essential understanding of the unrelenting coevolutionary forces at work in the world around us.
Browse By Topic > Nature & Community > Miscellaneous
Browse By Topic > Organic Gardening > Pest Maintenance
Questions or Comments? Call us at 1-800-234-3368
Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time.
All information is sent securely and is encrypted for your protection.
Copyright 2013, All Rights Reserved | Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265
Mother Earth News •
Utne Reader •
Mother Earth Living •
Motorcycle Classics •
Farm Collector •
Gas Engine Magazine •
Steam Traction •
Special Interest Websites :
Great Green Careers •
Community Chickens •
Mother Earth Now •
Good Things to Eat •