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Author Siddall, Mark Edward, 1966- author.

Title Poison : sinister species with deadly consequences / Mark Siddall ; illustrations by Megan Gavin.

Publication Info. New York : Sterling Signature, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  591.65 Si13 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 191 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "American Museum of Natural History"--Title page.
Includes index.
Summary The curator of invetertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History provides a look at some of the world's most dangerous creatures, discussing their dangerous, sometimes lethal, and occasionally beneficial poisons.
Contents Things one shouldn't touch. Joustiong knights ; Blue persuasion ; Father of the year ; Beetlemania ; Evolution is for the birds ; Babar's bar ; All that glisters ; Advice from a caterpillar ; Asymmentrical warfare ; Pincushions -- Things one shouldn't eat. Fowl passages ; One fish, toothish ; In a pickle briny ; Blistering bell-bottomed balderdash ; Hold my beer and watch this! -- Things that sting. Stinging criticism ; Taken to heart ; The glory of the sea ; Jelly belly ; First encounters ; Unlucky thirteen ; Stinging bullets -- Things that bite. Bad Bill ; Measure for mammal ; Red-green show ; Ticked off ; Patience ; Don't tread on me.
Subject Poisonous animals.
Poisonous animals -- Anecdotes.
Poisonous animals. (OCoLC)fst01068156
Genre/Form Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
Added Author American Museum of Natural History, sponsoring body.
Added Title Sinister species with deadly consequences
ISBN 9781454907640

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