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By Frank W. Lane

This is a captivating sequence of essays on animal habit, written in 1951 through the word British technological know-how author Frank W. Lane, unearths vague and interesting oddities of animal habit. The transparent, logical clarification at the back of every one strange taking place grounds the observations in clinical study, and gives smooth readers perception on mid-century medical box methodology.

Here are a few of the circumstances featured during this outstanding compilation: Do bees inform time and inform one another of honey destinations? Can video game animals keep away from bullets? Have fish an ear for tune? Do birds hitch hike on each one other’s backs? those questions and millions of others are spoke back with clinical proof.

Natural historical past lovers, background of technological know-how buffs, and explorers of nature will locate hours of interesting examining inside of. a real mine of conversational fabric and arbiter of video game controversies!

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