(a species of owlet moth (Noctuid)) Some caterpillars, after they emerge from their egg, can increase their weight by 25,000 times.

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Big Bugs Life-size

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A world of winged wonders, enormous earwigs and super-sized scorpions.

First book to feature life-size photos of the largest, most spectacular bugs.

By Museum insect expert George Beccaloni.

ISBN: 978 0 565 09213 9

Author: George Beccaloni

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Big Bugs Life-size

£ 9.99


Just how huge really are these creatures? Find out it Big Bugs Life-size! For example:

Did you know that the largest millipede is as long as spaghetti?
That the longest beetle can break a pencil in its jaws?

Full of fascinating stories and creepy-crawly facts:

  • discover 35 mega minibeasts, where they live, how big they are and what they feed on
  • stunningly illustrated throughout
  • includes special fold-out spread of the world’s longest insect

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