Much as we may not like bugs, the strange fact of the matter is that without them, humans would not survive. From medical breakthroughs to hi-tech robotics, these creatures are providing a wealth of material for scientists to draw on to help solve our 21st-century problems. In the jaw-dropping 10 ? 10-inch color close-ups included here, take a good look at the frankly beautiful rainbow stag beetle and the owl butterfly, but also the truly strange orange baboon tarantula, the giant rainforest centipede, the mole cricket, the northern emperor moth, and the peppermint stick insect.
Minibeasts: True Rulers of Our World and the Key to Our Survival
Author: Alan Henderson.