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Sex on Six Legs by Marlene Zuk.. They have small brains, but are big on personality, even looking after their own in ways that mimic mammalians. Funny, creepy: This is entomology you can artfully deploy at your next gathering of the two-legged.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Plenty of intriguing questions to ponder as Zuk informs adults in a droll style that may also turn on younger readers. After all, entomology is still a field that can begin, as it did for her, with venturing into the yard to collect stuff in a glass jar."

Kirkus Reviews

"Over nine consistently delightful chapters, Zuk pulls focus between the intriguing daily habits of ants, bees, grasshoppers, cockroaches and crickets (to name just a few of her subjects) and the broader questions that drive evolutionary biology and ecology."

The New York Times

Author bio: Marlene Zuk is a professor of biology at the University of California, Riverside, where she studies behavior in a variety of animals. She has written articles for numerous publications including the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Nonfiction; (262 pp. Sciensexy: Kindle/Print editions)

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