the placid do harm when aroused, which is the case when elephants stampede. A
loving chimpanzee may become a murderous adversary, and the Portuguese
man-of-war may bring on a silent death to fish and great pain to humans.
Nature’s born killers come large like bears or small like wolf spiders;
sometimes only one brings harm in the form of a snake bite or, like locusts,
destruction arrives in terrifying numbers, leaving human famine in its wake. In
vivid detail this atlas takes account of fifty of the most dangerous animals on
artworks, and distribution maps
50 different species
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at a time
volume reference title takes a close look into the lives of fifty creatures that
have the greatest capacity for danger and harm. All information is accompanied
by extensive and expertly rendered mapping and illustration.
resource integrates information essential to science curricula and provides
readers with vivid details on fifty of the most dangerous animals on Earth.