Bees


This exquisite little book considers the diversity and biology of bees, including their peculiar sociosexual arrangements (pity the poor drone), their quirky relationships with flowers, and their startling mental abilities: what are we to make of insects that communicate through symbolic dances? Written by award winning author Candace Savage, the book also reports on the recent catastrophic losses of honeybees and is a must-read for conservationists, gardeners, and all other readers who care about the world around them. Richly illustrated with enchanting works of art, stunning nature photography, and fascinating historical drawings, Bees is a fitting sequel to Savage's acclaimed Crows: Encounters with teh Wise read more

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ISBN:

9781553653219

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

22cm x 16cm

RRP:

$32.99

Category:

History

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 October 2008

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Candace Savage