The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

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"[...]sometimes anything but steady. My rearing-glasses supply me with magnificent examples. Crawling up the sides, the Snails imprisoned in my apparatus sometimes reach the top, which is closed with a glass pane, and fix themselves to it by means of a speck of glair. This is a mere temporary halt, in which the mollusc is miserly with its adhesive product, and the merest shake is enough to loosen the shell and send it to the bottom of the jar. Now it is not unusual for the Glow-worm to hoist himself to the top, with the help of a certain climbing-organ that makes up for his weak legs. He selects his quarry, makes a minute inspection of it to find an entrance-slit, nibbles it a[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 394.62g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507719310
  • 9781507719312

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