9781591930778

Things That Bite: Great Lakes Edition A Realistic Look at Critters That Scare People

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  • ISBN13:

    9781591930778

  • ISBN10:

    1591930774

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-08
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications
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Summary

Spiders, snakes, bears and bats - they're out there, but there's no reason to fear them. Things That Bite takes a matter-of-fact look at more than 30 creatures found in the Great Lakes region. Detailed information includes fascinating facts, environmental benefits of each species, discussion of why some might bite, bite prevention and myths about each creature. Be aware, not afraid.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Aware, Not Afraidp. 4
Anaphylactic Shock, Rabies and A Dose of Realityp. 8
The Species
Swimmer's Itchp. 11
No-See-Umsp. 16
Ticksp. 20
Black Fliesp. 26
Mosquitoesp. 32
Spidersp. 38
Deer and Horse Fliesp. 44
Hornets, Wasps and Yellowjacketsp. 50
Honey Beesp. 58
Giant Water Bugsp. 64
Leechesp. 68
Batsp. 72
Fishp. 78
Rattlesnakesp. 84
Other Snakesp. 90
Skunksp. 96
Snapping Turtlesp. 102
Raccoonsp. 106
Coyotesp. 112
Gray Wolvesp. 118
Black Bearsp. 124
Glossaryp. 128
Referencesp. 132
About the Authorp. 140
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