Keeping Creepy Crawlies (Collins Unusual Pets)

9780004133980: Keeping Creepy Crawlies (Collins Unusual Pets)

This is the first title in an exciting new series of highly illustrated guides for the younger buyer on responsible pet ownership of the more unusual creatures which are becoming increasingly popular.

In Keeping Creepy Crawlies there is advice on housing and maintaining a healthy environment for your invertebrate pet, dietary needs and suitable food, handling and common behaviour characteristics. You will find interesting and amazing facts, practical information and useful hints and tips about the most popular and often collected invertebrates.

With more than 60 specially commissioned colour photographs, sound practical advice and many interesting projects Keeping Creepy Crawlies is invaluable for the younger buyer of invertebrate pets.

Chapter Breakdown:
1. Anatomy of a Creepy Crawly
2. Accommodation
3. Foods and Feeding
4. The Bugs
5. Bug Quiz
6. Record Card

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'Collins Keeping Creepy Crawlies' is a comprehensive beginner's guide offering practical guidance and expert advice to the younger person wanting to keep a more unusual pets.

• Easy-to-use key to show habitat, diet, lifespan and adult size
• Practical advice on handling, feeding and maintaining a healthy environment for your pet
• Practise your naturalist's skills with fascinating observational projects
• Fun to do creepy crawly quiz
• Information on recording the important life events of your pet

About the Author:

Dave Clarke, FRES, is Head Keeper of the Web of Life biodiversity exhibit at London Zoo and Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society. He is a specialist in invertebrates, and has worked on the captive propagation and field conservation of this neglected group of animals for over 15 years. Dave has written popular articles and scientific papers on a wide range of species. He is also responsible for the varied projects at the Invertebrate Conservation Unit, including several programmes for severely threatened species.

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ISBN 10: 0004133986 ISBN 13: 9780004133980
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Libreria della Natura
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS, 2000. LEGATURA EDITORIALE. Book Condition: NUOVO. Bookseller Inventory # 9780004133980

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