In terms of numbers, distribution and long-term survival, insects are probably the most successful of all animals. Entomologists estimate there are over two million living species, at least half of them as yet unidentified. In this volume, illustrator Jan Sovak has captured the astonishing diversity of size, shape, and coloration in the insect world in precise, carefully researched depictions of 45 species: elephant stag beetle, riparian earwig, giant desert scorpion, northern walking stick, tiger beetle, desert tarantula, fiery searcher, locust borer, black widow spider, bombardier beetle, human flea, silverfish, pleasing fungus beetle and 32 more. By coloring these plates, colorists will not only enjoy hours of coloring fun, they'll learn, through informative captions, fascinating facts about insect life.
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