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Author Conniff, Richard, 1951-
Title Every creeping thing : true tales of faintly repulsive wildlife / Richard Conniff ; illustrations by Sally J. Bensusen.
Publication Info. New York : H. Holt, c1998.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  596 C    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-243) and index.
Contents Introduction: healthy terror -- Days of torpor, nights of sloth -- The devilbird of Nonsuch -- The cave of the bats -- Good scents -- Looking for Mr. Griz -- What's nice? Mice -- Cormorant heaven -- Acting like animals -- A mouse like a spear -- Sharks, part one: great white hunter -- Sharks, part two: how sharks got into such deep soup -- A porcupine would rather be left alone -- Notes from the underground -- Jungle days -- Sleeping with snapping turtles -- Epilogue: black hound.
Subject Vertebrates.
Vertebrates -- Research.
ISBN 0805056971 (hb : alk. paper)