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By Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén

Insects tend to be so small that we hardly ever detect them, not to mention reflect on them as residing beings. yet name upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae without notice commence staring again at us.

About eighty percentage of the Earth's animals are bugs. whereas there are thousands of various species, we hardly see a lot of them . . . formerly. due to the images of John Hallmén, who took a digital camera and magnified those great creatures 100 occasions, we will see what we've by no means been in a position to see before.

Bugs Up shut takes readers on a trip right into a global hardly noticeable, with awesome photos of such bugs as:
• Crane flies
• Yellow meadow ants
• Black fungus beetles
• Treehoppers
• and lots of more!

The range of this insect civilization is impressive and unknown to so much. An insect we may perhaps by no means have notion two times approximately now appears like a creature from outer area. attention-grabbing and slightly sizeable info akin to compound eyes, antennae, and sharp mouth components are seen, and with textual content by way of Lars-Åke Janzon, Bugs Up shut is an awesome shut investigate the unusual and lovely global of bugs.

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