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The ant world

Derek Wragge Morley

The ant world

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Published in Harmondsworth, Mddx.] Penguin Books [1955 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ants

  • Edition Notes

    A Pelican book.

    SeriesPenguin books, A240
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26565604M

    Organized by family group, genus group, and species group, this meticulously detailed but easily used volume is the ultimate resource for myrmecology. Along with Bolton's Identification Guide to the Ant Genera of the World, it will be the essential reference for anyone, expert or amateur, with an interest in ants.2/5(1). Children's Books about Ants - Carrots Are Orange.


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Tales From the Ant World, E. Wilson's book that came out this August, was a fun and interesting read. I enjoyed peeking inside the mind of a man who has built his life around his sheer passion for natural history and his love of ants in particular/5().

“Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony,” writes E.O. Wilson, one of the world’s most beloved scientists, “their clashes dwarf Waterloo and Gettysburg.” In Tales from the Ant World/5(42).

"The Ant World" was immediately read and I became fascinated with the world Morley described. It was here that I first met the odd Ponerine ants (I was pretty unaware of these primitive ants at The ant world book point) and expanded my knowledge of the army, leaf-cutting and Amazon ants, as well as many others.5/5(1).

'Tales from the Ant World' is a fascinating journey Edward O. Wilson shares his expertise in myrmecology, the study of ants, in 26 compelling chapters about some of Earth’s. A personal account by one of our greatest scientists, Tales from the Ant World is an indispensable volume for any lover of the natural world.

A personal account by one of our greatest scientists, Tales from the Ant World is an indispensable volume for any lover of the natural world"-- Provided by publisher.

In Tales from the Ant World, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilson takes us on a myrmecological tour to such far-flung destinations as Mozambique and New Guinea, the Gulf of Mexico’s Dauphin Island and even his parent’s overgrown backyard, thrillingly relating his nine-decade-long scientific obsession with o ant species.

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5 out of 5 stars (1,) 1, reviews. Sale Price $ $ $ Original Price $ (10% off). Mr Wilson has built a distinguished career by deploying insights from the biology and behaviour of ants to present larger lessons about evolution, ecology and the extent to which human psychology can be explained by natural selection.

As its title suggests, “Tales from the Ant World” is a short, loose-jointed and conversational book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Of Ants and Men: Morality and Triumph --The Making of a Naturalist --The Right Species --Army Ants --Fire Ants --How Fire Ants Made Environmental History --Ants Defeat the Conquistadors --The Fiercest Ants in the World, and Why --The Benevolent Matriarchy --Ants Talk.

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Wilson Edward O. Wilson recalls his lifetime with ants, from his first boyhood encounters in the woods of Alabama to perilous journeys into the Brazilian rainforest.

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The book is full of the beautiful ant photography of ant biologist Alex Wild. A must have for any aspiring or advanced ant hobbyist. Below is a list of the handbook’s contents: Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of Ants.

The Amazing Prehistory and Evolution of Ants; Myrmecology and Ant Classification; The Incredible World of Ant Biology. Edward O. Wilson recalls his lifetime with ants, from his first boyhood encounters in the woods of Alabama to perilous journeys into the Brazilian rainforest.

"Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony," writes Edward O. Wilson, one of the world's most beloved scientists. "Their clashes dwarf Waterloo and Gettysburg." In Tales from the Ant World, twotime. Written in French and first published in Paris in and then in English the following year with a clear and readable translation by George Ordish, Remy Chauvin's book is a celebration of myrmecology--the study of ants/5.

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Wilson has been called "the father of sociobiology" and "the father of biodiversity" for his environmental advocacy, and his secular-humanist and deist.

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Realistic Remote Controlled Dolphin. | 0 Comments. Wilson and his co-author, Bert Holldobler, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard, intended the book as a guide and inspiration to future myrmecologists - ant scientists.

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