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By Donald J. Borror, Richard E. White

ISBN-10: 0395911702

ISBN-13: 9780395911709

Locate what you're trying to find with Peterson box Guides—their field-tested visible id approach is designed that can assist you differentiate hundreds of thousands of special species effectively each time.   precise descriptions of insect orders, households, and plenty of person species are illustrated with 1,300 drawings and 142 fabulous colour work. Illustrations - which use the original Peterson id process to tell apart one insect from one other - comprise dimension traces to teach the particular size of every insect. A useful thesaurus explains the technical phrases of insect anatomy.

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93. They are slow swimmers. They can only swim up to 5 kilometers an hour. 94. Whale sharks can live 70 years or more. WOBBEGONG SHARK This shark is huge but it is not a bully unless you're a fish. Although this shark can grow as long as 8 feet, the wobbegong is considered harmless. 95. The Australian and the Pacific coastal reefs are home to the wobbegong shark. 96. They have razor like teeth which are useful in tearing up food. 97. They usually eat various types of fish. 98. Unlike other types of shark, they do not aggressively hunt for prey.

97. They usually eat various types of fish. 98. Unlike other types of shark, they do not aggressively hunt for prey. Rather, they wait for a prey to come near. 99. The wobbegong shark usually lies at the bottom of the ocean. The Wobbegong can attack and charge on its prey. But it chooses to lie at the bottom and wait for one to come near. 100. It has an interesting color combination blending yellow, brown and grey. 101. The wobbegong shark's unique coloring is useful for camouflage. This way, the prey does not notice the wobbegong's presence immediately, until it’s too late.

The Australian and the Pacific coastal reefs are home to the wobbegong shark. 96. They have razor like teeth which are useful in tearing up food. 97. They usually eat various types of fish. 98. Unlike other types of shark, they do not aggressively hunt for prey. Rather, they wait for a prey to come near. 99. The wobbegong shark usually lies at the bottom of the ocean. The Wobbegong can attack and charge on its prey. But it chooses to lie at the bottom and wait for one to come near. 100. It has an interesting color combination blending yellow, brown and grey.

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