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Title:
More pet bugs : a kid's guide to catching and keeping insects and other small creatures
Author:
Kneidel, Sally Stenhouse.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley, 1999.
Physical Description:
x, 118 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
Provides information about the physical characteristics, habitats, and behavior of various insects and tells how to catch and keep them for observation.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780471254898
Format :
Book

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Summary

You asked for it!. More fun . . . More science . . . More variety . . . Where can you find a seven-inch caterpillar? Which plants do grasshoppers like to eat most? What beetles produce tiny explosions to protect themselves? Why are slugs so slimy? You'll find the answers to these and loads of other questions in this creepy, crawly, and wonderfully interactive follow-up to the perennial kids' favorite Pet Bugs. Small, intriguing to watch, and easy to take care of, bugs make terrific pets! More Pet Bugs introduces an all-new batch of these fascinating creatures, from ants, earwigs, and earthworms to tiger beetles, tobacco hornworms, and hickory horned devils. You'll learn what each bug looks like, where to find it, how to catch it, and how to care for it. Featuring safety tips and tons of information about why insects behave the way they do, More Pet Bugs promises hours of excitement through independent learning and hands-on investigation.


Author Notes

SALLY KNEIDEL, a former science teacher, has stalked bugs from the mountains of Switzerland to the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica. She is the author of several animal books, including Pet Bugs (Wiley) and Creepy Crawlies and the Scientific Method.


Table of Contents

Bugs That Scavenge Or Eat Plants
Ants
Earwigs
Grasshoppers
Camel Crickets or Cave Crickets
Milkweed Bugs
Box Elder Bugs
Caterpillars That Turn Into Moths
Woolly Bears or Wooley Worms
Polyphemus Caterpillars
Hickory Horned Devils
Tomato and Tobacco Hornworms
Bugs That Live In Water
Dragonfly Nymphs
Whirligig Beetles
Water Scavenger Beetles
Water Striders
Bugs That Eat Other Bugs
Mantis Flies
Tiger Beetles
Carabid Beetles or Ground Beetles
Bugs That Aren't Insects
American House Spiderlings
Slugs and Snails
Earthworms
Aquatic Planarians
Land Planarians
Crayfish
Appendix
Glossary
For Further Reading
Index

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