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By May R. Berenbaum

through the heart a long time, vastly renowned bestiaries provided individuals with descriptions of infrequent and strange animals, as a rule paired with an ethical or non secular lesson. within the Earwig's Tail, entomologist might Berenbaum and illustrator Jay Hosler draw at the strong cultural symbols of those antiquated books to create a stunning and witty bestiary of the insect world.

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By May R. Berenbaum

through the heart a long time, vastly renowned bestiaries provided individuals with descriptions of infrequent and strange animals, as a rule paired with an ethical or non secular lesson. within the Earwig's Tail, entomologist might Berenbaum and illustrator Jay Hosler draw at the strong cultural symbols of those antiquated books to create a stunning and witty bestiary of the insect world.

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