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Why flies buzz

Joanna Troughton

Why flies buzz

a Nigerian folk tale

by Joanna Troughton

  • 250 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Blackie in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementretold and illustrated by Joanna Troughton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.T74 Wh
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4604267M
ISBN 10021689655X
LC Control Number77367422


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An insightful meditation on the curious nature of time by New Yorker staff writer Burdick (Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion, ). As the author notes, his journey through this slippery subject began with his interest in the way time influences the functioning of our cells and cellular machinery rather than the “physical and mathematical aspects of time [that] continue to be.

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Buzz, Sting, Bite Introduction There are more than million insects for every human being living on the planet today. As you sit reading this sentence, between 1 quadrillion and 10 quadrillion insects are shuffling and crawling and flapping around on the planet, outnumbering the grains of sand on all the world’s ed on: J.

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