How do venomous animals go about their deadly work? How did they develop such intricate, potent toxins? Wilcox takes us around the world and down to the cellular level to find out. We discover that venomous creatures are in fact keystone species that play crucial roles in their ecosystems and ours--and for this alone, they ought to be protected and appreciated. Illus.
Format: Hardbound Pages: 236 Publisher: Scientific American