SELF-HARMING PARROTS AND EXPLODING TOADS is a marvellous compendium of the worldas most unpleasant creatures and animal facts. Entries will cover everything from the disgusting to the informative, including the following: * Are cowsa farts a major cause of climate change? * What happens at a dung beetle wedding? * Why do vultures defecate on themselves? * Whatas the best way to fight a crocodile? SELF-HARMING PARROTS AND EXPLODING TOADS will be the third book in an extremely successful series of gross trivia books, and will make an ideal gift at any time of year.The alligator snapping turtle lies at the bottom of lakes with its mouth open, using its tongue to tempt passing fish. Like the anglerfish, the snapping turtle has a long , thin, bright red tongue, which wriggles in such a way as to perfectly mimic a worm ... Many birds do manage to crack open similarly obstinate foodstuffs by dropping them from the air - for example, bearded vultures live ... Walnuts too can be cracked open by being dropped, but they have to be dropped as many as fifty times, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Self-Harming Parrots and Exploding Toads|
|Author||:||Francesca Gould, David Haviland|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2010-06-03|