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Author Emlen, Douglas John, 1967- author.

Title Beetle battles : one scientist's journey of adventure and discovery / Doug Emlen.

Publication Info. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Children's Department  J 595.76 EML    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 595.76 EMLEN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Nonfiction  J 595.76 EML    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 170 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm
Summary Discusses beetle weapons and how their horns and armor change to better suit them in different environments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index.
Contents Finding the right beetle -- Figuring out why beetles have horns -- Figuring out why most species don't have big weapons -- When benefits outweigh costs -- Following the logic: animal and military weapons are the same -- When arms races collapse.
Subject Beetles -- Ecology -- Juvenile literature.
Beetles -- Evolution -- Juvenile literature.
Beetles -- Ecology.
Beetles -- Evolution.
Beetles -- Ecology. (OCoLC)fst00829838
Beetles -- Evolution. (OCoLC)fst00829839
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Informational works.
Illustrated works.
ISBN 9781250147110
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