In “Silk & Venom,” James O’Hanlon delves into the world of spiders, debunking myths about their harmlessness and revealing their captivating lives across the globe, from intelligent tiny jumpers to life-saving tarantula venom. O’Hanlon introduces spider enthusiasts and showcases their impressive hunting methods, intricate silk engineering, and extreme habitats, from underwater to Mount Everest’s slopes. A captivating read for natural history lovers, the book transforms gardens and indoor corners into intriguing and secure spaces. Robyn Williams praises the surprising and humorous narrative, making spiders less intimidating.
|Publisher||NEW SOUTH BOOKS|
|Dimensions||13.5 × 21 cm|