Nature is the Worst

500 reasons you'll never want to go outside again
Product Number: EB00696350
Released: Feb 17, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440599088
Publisher: Adams Media
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Description

500 of the most absurd and horrifying things that happen in nature! Crashing waves, stunning sunsets, sprawling landscapes. Nature is beautiful, right? Wrong. Nature Is the Worst. Need proof? -The giant pitcher plant not only eats bugs, it's large enough to trap small mammals. -Almost 90 percent of the koala population in Australia has chlamydia. -A hailstorm in Bangladesh in 1986 killed 92 people with giant balls of ice weighing more than 2 pounds apiece. -Crocodiles can climb trees. -The poisonous Dracunculus vulgaris, or voodoo lily, smells like rotting flesh, looks like it's splattered in blood, and features a central black spike that can grow up to 4 feet tall. -Cats often kill their first litter. -A "haboob" is a biblically-huge wall of dust that can reduce visibility to zero, reach a height of 5,000 feet and stretch as far as 100 miles wide. -Vampire bats are totally real, and yes, they love blood.Nature Is the Worst contains hundreds of cringe-worthy, shocking facts you never knew about nature that prove the world is a terrifying-and sometimes very strange-place.

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Author(s): E. Reid Ross
Original Publish Date: Jan 02, 2017

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