Ideal for any nature lover or backyard biologist, WHAT SHAT THAT? is an original and insightful survey of the substance that—like it or not—unites every living creature, from your pet dog to the African elephant.The fifty entries found here cover a range of mammals, birds, lizards, and even fish, including common domestic creatures as well as wild and exotic species. Full-color photographs and illustrations reveal each type of poop in all its glory, and handy descriptions and “scat facts” run throughout.Find out:Why rabbits like to eat their own droppingsHow tiger scat helped the CIA during the Vietnam WarWhich creature's poop could help save the planetWhy one animal's waste product is used to make the world's most expensive coffeeTruly informative and highly entertaining, WHAT SHAT THAT? is also probably more than you ever wanted to know but were too grossed out to ask.
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* A one-of-a-kind field guide to matching species with their feces, featuring 50 animals and their droppings. * Includes 25 full-color photos of poop, 50 silhouette-style illustrations, 50 maps, and 25 scale drawings. * Starting with the smallest (plankton poo) and working up to the largest (whale poo), each entry examines both the scat and its source and provides a wide range of facts, figures, and feature boxes--some surprising, some enlightening, others downright disgusting.About the Author:
MATT PAGETT is an artist, illustrator, and writer based in Brighton, England. A graduate of Edinburgh University, he has worked on a number of books, including Household Management for Men, Make Your Own Sex Toys, The Campsite Companion, and 101 Golden Rules of Fishing. The natural world has often featured in Matt's artwork, which has been exhibited internationally.
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Descripción Ten Speed Press, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111580088856
Descripción Ten Speed Press, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB1580088856