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Parasite rex : inside the bizarre world of nature's most dangerous creatures / Carl Zimmer.

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  • ISBN: 0684856387
  • ISBN: 9780684856384
  • Physical Description: xxii, 298 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2000.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-286).
Contents: 1. Nature's criminals -- 2. Terra incognita -- 3. Thirty Years' War -- 4. Precise horror -- 5. Great step inward -- 6. Evolution from within -- 7. Two-legged host -- 8. How to live in a parasitic world.
Summary, etc.: A look inside the often hidden world of parasites turns the clock back to the beginning of life on Earth to answer key questions about these highly evolved and resilient life forms.
Subject: Parasites.
Parasites.
Parasieten.
Parasites > physiology > Popular Works.
Host-Parasite Interactions > Popular Works.
Feind-Beute-Beziehung.
Evolution.
Parasitologie.
Parasit.
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