Dangerous World Of Butterflies

Author: Peter Laufer
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762799811
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This widely praised book chronicles Peter Laufer's adventures within the butterfly industry and the butterfly underground. Laufer begins by examining the allure of butterflies throughout history, but his research soon veers into the high-stake realms of organized crime, ecological devastation, museum collections, and chaos theory. His ever-expanding journey of discovery throughout the Americas and beyond offers a rare look into a theater of intrigue, peopled with quirky and nefarious characters—all in pursuit of these delicate, beautiful creatures. Read this book, and your garden—and the world—will never quite look the same.
Dangerous World of Butterflies
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Peter Laufer
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-04 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This widely praised book chronicles Peter Laufer's adventures within the butterfly industry and the butterfly underground. Laufer begins by examining the allure of butterflies throughout history, but his research soon veers into the high-stake realms of organized crime, ecological devastation, museum collections, and chaos theory. His ever-expanding journey of discovery
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Pages: 271
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Pages: 304
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