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Adventures among ants

Mark W. Moffett

Adventures among ants

a global safari with a cast of trillions

by Mark W. Moffett

  • 204 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ants -- Behavior,
  • Ant communities,
  • Ants -- Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark W. Moffett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL568.F7 M64 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23909319M
    ISBN 109780520261990
    LC Control Number2009040610
    OCLC/WorldCa449860230

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Publication Date: December 1, Other Editions of This Title. Oh the errors that survive in a book even after you look at its text times beyond counting. The day after the book was finalized, May Berenbaum, an entomologist with a knack for writing vividly about her subjects, reminded me that the springtails that I describe in Adventures Among Ants as “the rabbits of the insect world” are no longer considered insects (though some disagree).

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Adventures Among Ants A Global Safari With A Cast of Trillions (Book): Moffett, Mark W.: Intrepid international explorer, biologist, and photographer Mark W. Moffett, the Indiana Jones of entomology, takes us around the globe on a strange and colorful journey in search of the hidden world of ants.

In tales from Nigeria, Indonesia, the Amazon, Australia, California, and elsewhere, Moffett. Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari With a Cast of Trillions. Take a look at daring eco-adventurer Mark Moffett’s spectacular new ant book, Adventures Among Ants.—Margaret Atwood, New York Review of Books Adventures Among Ants is packed with graphic enthusiasm [and] provocative thoughts Moffett writes with an entertainer’s instinct for hooking a restless audience.

Look for my article in the December issue of Scientific American, Ants & the Art of War, which distills some of the information on mass aggression in Adventures Among of the parallels between ant and human warfare are uncanny. I argue they arise because, among all animals, only modern humans, certain ants, and a few termites have societies with populations in the millions.

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Entomologist Mark Moffett loves ants. He's devoted his career to studying the tiny insects: how they move, what they eat, when they attack their prey.

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