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READY-OR-NOT-HERE-I-COME. The boy listens. The girl is getting closer. Suddenly, there's another sound. A droning buzz. Something else is looking for the boy. The seeker is a mosquito, Culex pipiens, and her search is a matter of life and death. She must find food--blood--to nourish the hundreds of tiny eggs inside her body. Black-and-white photographs show the children's game of hide-and-seek, while astonishing micrographs show Culex and her world as seen through an electron microscope. Zoom in for a close-up view: A ...

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Jul 9, 2009


This book is colorful, accurate, educational, and compelling. Best impulse buy I ever made.

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