Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén's Bugs Up Close: A Magnified Look at the Incredible World of PDF

By Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén

Insects tend to be so small that we infrequently realize them, not to mention ponder them as residing beings. yet name upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae by surprise begin staring again at us.

About eighty percentage of the Earth's animals are bugs. whereas there are literally thousands of assorted species, we hardly ever see a lot of them . . . before. because of the images of John Hallmén, who took a digital camera and magnified those fabulous 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 international hardly ever obvious, with outstanding images of such bugs as:
• Crane flies
• Yellow meadow ants
• Black fungus beetles
• Treehoppers
• and lots of more!

The range of this insect civilization is awesome and unknown to such a lot. An insect we could by no means have suggestion two times approximately now feels like a creature from outer area. attention-grabbing and a bit of huge information reminiscent of compound eyes, antennae, and sharp mouth components are obvious, and with textual content through Lars-Åke Janzon, Bugs Up shut is an awesome shut inspect the unusual and lovely global of bugs.

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Collecting fossils 1 is b a n n e d in t h e n a t i o n a l m o n u m e n t , b u t f r o m April to O c t o b e r y o u c a n h u n t i n j t h e s h a l e b e d s b e h i n d t h e h i g h s c h o o l in t h e city of Fossil ( e x p e c t a small fee). C o n s i d e r planning a t w o - d a y trip so you'll h a v e time to explore. F o r a place to s t a y , ! try the W i l s o n R a n c h e s Retreat, 2 miles w e s t of Fossil o n a 9 0 0 0 - a c r e cattle r a n c h , ! w h e r e r o o m s r u n $ 7 5 - 9 5 (call 8 6 6 - 7 6 3 - 2 2 2 7 ) .

C a m p i n g is free at Mitchell's city p a r k , w h i l e sites r u n a b o u t $ 5 at the B L M c a m p o n the J o h n D a y River a t Service Creek. T o start y o u r t o u r , d r i v e H i g h w a y 2 6 e a s t of Prineville 8 3 m i l e s ( o r w e s t of J o h n D a y 3 8 miles) to P i c t u r e G o r g e ' s c a n y o n a n d t u m n o r t h o n H i g h w a y 1 9 for 2 m i l e s t o a free, m o d e m visitor c e n t e r o n t h e left ( o p e n daily 9 a m ^ p m , o r 9 a m - 5 : 3 0 p m in s u m m e r ) .

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