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020    9780143134275|q(trade paperback) 
020    0143134272|q(trade paperback) 
020    |z9780525506041|q(ebook) 
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050 00 QL531|b.B35 2020 
082 00 595.77|223 
100 1  Balcombe, Jonathan,|d1959-|eauthor. 
245 10 Super fly :|bthe unexpected lives of the world's most 
       successful insects /|cJonathan Balcombe. 
264  1 New York :|bPenguin Books,|c[2021] 
264  4 |c©2021 
300    xi, 340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
       |billustrations ;|c21 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-324) and 
505 0  pt. I. What flies are. God's favorites ; How flies work ; 
       Are you awake? (Evidence for insect minds) -- pt. II. How 
       flies live. Parasites and predators ; Blood-seekers ; 
       Waste disposers and recyclers ; Botanists ; Lovers -- pt. 
       III. Flies and humans. Heroes of heritability ; Vectors 
       and pests ; Detectives and doctors ; Caring about flies.  
520    "For most of us, the only thing we know about flies is 
       that they're annoying, and our usual reaction is to try to
       kill them. In Super Fly, the myth-busting biologist 
       Jonathan Balcombe shows the order Diptera in all of its 
       diversity, illustrating the essential role that flies play
       in every ecosystem in the world as pollinators, waste-
       disposers, predators, and food source; and how flies 
       continue to reshape our understanding of evolution. Along 
       the way, he reintroduces us to familiar foes like the 
       fruit fly and mosquito, and gives us the chance to meet 
       their lesser-known cousins like the Petroleum Fly (the 
       only animal in the world that breeds in crude oil) and the
       Chocolate Midge (the sole pollinator of the Cacao tree). 
       No matter your outlook on our tiny buzzing neighbors, 
       Super Fly will change the way you look at flies forever. 
       Jonathan Balcombe is the author of four books on animal 
       sentience, including the New York Times bestselling What A
       Fish Knows, which was nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson 
       Award for Science Writing. He has worked for years as a 
       researcher and educator with the Humane Society to show us
       the consciousness of other creatures, and here he takes us
       to the farthest reaches of the animal kingdom"--|cProvided
       by publisher. 
650  0 Flies. 
650  0 Flies|xBehavior. 
650  0 Flies|xAdaptation. 
650  7 SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General.|2bisacsh  
650  7 Flies.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00927282 
650  7 Flies|xBehavior.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00927283 
650  7 SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General.|2bisacsh 
776 08 |iOnline version:|aBalcombe, Jonathan,|tSuper fly|dNew 
       York : Penguin Books, 2020.|z9780525506041|w(DLC)  
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