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The Language of Butterflies
The Language of Butterflies: How Thieves, Hoarders, Scientists, and Other Obsessives Unlocked the Secrets of the World's Favorite Insect | Wendy Williams
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In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the worlds most resilient creaturesthe butterflyshedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives. Butterflies are one of the worlds most beloved insects. From butterfly gardens to zoo exhibitions, they are one of the few insects weve encouraged to infiltrate our lives. Yet, what has drawn us to these creatures in the first place? And what are their lives really like? In this groundbreaking book, New York Times bestselling author and science journalist Wendy Williams reveals the inner lives of these flying flowerscreatures far more intelligent and tougher than we give them credit for. Monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles each year from Canada to Mexico. Other species have learned how to fool ants into taking care of them. Butterflies scales are inspiring researchers to create new life-saving medical technology. Williams takes readers to butterfly habitats across the globe and introduces us to not only various species, but to the scientists who have dedicated their lives to studying them. Coupled with years of research and knowledge gained from experts in the field, this accessible butterfly biography explores the ancient partnership between these special creatures and humans, and why they continue to fascinate us today. Touching, eye-opening, and incredibly profound, The Language of Butterflies reveals the critical role they play in our world.
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💙 I love butterflies 🦋 4w
Eggs 🌺🦋💗 my friend @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks (edited) 4w
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SilverShanica
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I am posting one book per day from my to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it, I just do. Some will be old, some will be new - don‘t judge me I have a lot of books.
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StaceyKondla
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I am posting one book per day from my extensive to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it, I just do. Some will be old, some will be new. Don‘t judge me - I have a lot of books. Join the fun if you want.
This is day 96 #bookstoread #tbrpile #bookstagram

Schnoebs This looks so interesting!!! Definitely had to put it on my Litsy wish tbr lol 1y
StaceyKondla @Schnoebs 🦋💙😇 1y
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