Furtive Fauna: A Field Guide to the Creatures who Live on You

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1992 - Medical - 118 pages
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The author of the popular, offbeat book Flattened Fauna returns with a look at such fascinating fellows as the eyebrow mite and to tooth amoeba, not to mention the dreaded tropical chigoe, which can lay thousands of eggs in places you'd really rather not think about. This fully illustrated book gives a whole new meaning to the term "a perfect host".

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Contents

The Human Landscape Significant
9
Disease and the Furtive Fauna They
15
Visitors Creatures for whom we are
21
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Roger M. Knutson is professor emeritus of biology at Luther College in Iowa. He is author of the now-classic "Flattened Fauna: A Field Guide to Common Animals of Roads, Streets, and Highways" and "Furtive Fauna: A Field Guide to the Creatures Who Live on You,"

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