Bugs Up Close: A Magnified Look at the Incredible World of by Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén

By Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén

Insects tend to be so small that we rarely realize them, not to mention think about them as dwelling beings. yet name upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae without notice commence staring again at us.

About eighty percentage of the Earth's animals are bugs. whereas there are thousands of diversified species, we not often see lots of them . . . in the past. because of the images of John Hallmén, who took a digital camera and magnified those exceptional creatures 100 occasions, we will be able to see what we've by no means been capable of see before.

Bugs Up shut takes readers on a trip right into a international hardly ever obvious, with significant pictures of such bugs as:
• Crane flies
• Yellow meadow ants
• Black fungus beetles
• Treehoppers
• and lots of more!

The variety of this insect civilization is amazing and unknown to such a lot. An insect we might by no means have suggestion two times approximately now feels like a creature from outer area. interesting and a bit sizeable information akin to compound eyes, antennae, and sharp mouth elements are obvious, and with textual content by means of Lars-Åke Janzon, Bugs Up shut is an awesome shut investigate the unusual and lovely global of bugs.

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The bird, a mallard duckling, was just a day old when a couple walking their dogs in a Yorkshire wood near Eggborough noticed her sitting alone on the ground. They decided to continue their stroll, hoping the mother duck would come back for the lost baby, but on the return the ball of fluff was still there—and this time she was about to become lunch for a fox. Eager to save her life, the couple scared off the predator and took the duckling to a local woman known to care for abandoned wildlife. When Annette Pyrah answered her door that day, she didn’t know a duckling was about to change her life.

Mindy says since Candy died, Woolf has begun showing special interest in her cat. Uh-oh. SHEPHERD–HUSKY The most decorated war dog of World War II, nam ed Chips, was a mix of the se two wonderful breeds. The O ld M a r e a n d t he D o g | 1 3 { Y o r k s h i r e , E n g l a n d , 2012} The Terrier and the Duckling I f a duck gets lost in the woods, will it make a sound? And if it does, will someone come to see what all the quacking is about? The answers in this case are yes, and yes. Very fortunate for little Fifty Pence, squeaking away on a wooded path, her life certainly headed for a swift end were it not for the kindness of strangers.

So Renata’s mom had agreed to take him. ) Before Guzik came, Bak had been trying to adapt to his blindness, with limited success. “He’d bump into everything, and seemed unhappy and helpless,” she recalls. But the goose that didn’t seem to like anyone decided to take the blind dog under his wing. Guzik now “tells” Bak when there’s food to be had and leads him to his bone and his water bowl. He wakes up the dog 32 | Un lik ely Loves in the morning and even helps the pup fulfill his “watchdog” duties.

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