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collage of insects and bugs


Murder Hornets and other hardcore beings!

Murder hornets. Killer bees. Venus Flytraps. Black Widow spiders. Praying Mantis.

Nature is full of insects and other creatures who bring survival skills to a whole other level! But do they all deserve the titles they've been given? Read up to see how some may deserve their reputations as predators and some are just trying to make their way in the world.

In this display:

  • Waldbauer, Gilbert. Insights From Insects : What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us, Prometheus, 2005.
  • Bowles, David, et al. Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates, CSIRO Publishing, 2018.
  • Stewart, Amy. Wicked Bugs : The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army and Other Diabolical Insects, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009.
  • Encyclopedia of Insects, edited by Vincent H. Resh, et al., Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009.
  • Waldbauer, Gilbert. How Not to Be Eaten : The Insects Fight Back. University of California Press, 2012.
  • Pilkington-Smythe, Sir. Beastly Menagerie : Sir Pilkington-Smythe's Marvelous Collection Of Strange And Unusual Creatures, Lyons Press, 2013.
  • Parker, Steve. Insects and Spiders, Gareth Stevens Publishing LLP, 2015.
  • Clark, Willow. Black Widow Spider!, Rosen Publishing Group, 2010.
  • Roper, Matt. World's Deadliest Animals, Summersdale, 2013.
  • Rake, Matthew. Creepy, Crawly Creatures, Lerner Publishing Group, 2015.
  • Gould, Margee. Meat-Eating Plants, Rosen Publishing Group, 2011.
  • Stewart, Amy. Wicked Bugs : The Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017.