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A buzz in the meadow
A buzz in the meadow
Goulson, Dave2014
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In 'A Buzz in the Meadow' Goulson tells the story of how he bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow and how, over a decade, he has created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. But other creatures live there too, a myriad insects of every kind, many of them ones that Goulson has studied before in his career as a biologist. You will learn about how a deathwatch beetle finds its mate, about the importance of houseflies, why butterflies have spots on their wings, about dragonfly sex, bed-bugs and wasps. Goulson is brilliant, and very funny, at showing how scientists actually conduct experiments. The book is also a wake-up call, urging us to cherish the protect life on earth in all its forms.
Main title:
A buzz in the meadow / Dave Goulson.
Author:
Imprint:
London : Jonathan Cape, 2014.London : Jonathan Cape, 2014.
Collation:
xi, 266 pages ; 23 cm
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
9780224101745 (hbk)
Dewey class:
638.1092638.1092 GOU638.1092GOU
Language:
English
BRN:
1593770
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