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Flies Kristin Petrie

Flies

Kristin Petrie

Published August 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781616136048
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34 pages
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Flies are some of the worlds most fascinating insects! This books easy-to-read text and larger-than-life photos bring the flys world to life, introducing readers to an flys diet, habitat, enemies, and methods of defense. Diagrams help readersMoreFlies are some of the worlds most fascinating insects! This books easy-to-read text and larger-than-life photos bring the flys world to life, introducing readers to an flys diet, habitat, enemies, and methods of defense. Diagrams help readers investigate the concept of metamorphosis and identify body parts, from the flys compound eyes to its wings. The digestive, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems are also described. A step-by-step approach to scientific classification helps place flies within the order Diptera. Readers are also encouraged to consider the benefits and drawbacks of flies, as well as how they impact our daily lives. From houseflies to robber flies, young entomologists will enjoy uncovering the lives of these amazing creatures. Informative sidebars and Bug Bytes aim to peak readers interest, while bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability.