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Self-Harming Parrots and Exploding Toads
Francesca Gould
David Haviland
Classification : Reference
Pub Date : Jan 06, 2010
Imprint : Piatkus
Page Extent : 224
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780749952709
Price : 575

About the book
SELF-HARMING PARROTS AND EXPLODING TOADS is a marvellous compendium of the world's most unpleasant creatures and animal facts. Entries cover everything from the disgusting to the informative, including::

* Are cows' farts a major cause of climate change?
* What happens at a dung beetle wedding?
* Why do vultures defecate on themselves?
* What's the best way to fight a crocodile?

SELF-HARMING PARROTS AND EXPLODING TOADS is the third book in an extremely successful series of gross trivia books, and will make an ideal gift at any time of year.

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Francesca Gould
David Haviland
Francesca Gould is a lecturer in anatomy and physiology, and has always had a fascination for the more unusual and gruesome aspects of the animal kingdom. David Haviland is a journalist and writer, wh...(+)