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The Greatest Show on Earth
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Insects live all over the world, inhabiting every biological niche except the ocean. Insects are so numerous that we can always depend on finding them and can collect them without undue concern about depleting their population. This Art to Zoo includes insect facts, a brief lesson in insect adaptation, a bibliography of resources, and a pull-out page, “Make Your Own Insect Zoo.”

Note: This is an archival publication dating back to 1981 and any supplements or suggestions for off-site education may not be available.

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