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    • Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You

    • A Lively Tour Through the Dark Side of the Natural World
    • By: Dan Riskin
    • Narrated by: Dan Riskin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    It may be a wonderful world, but as Dan Riskin explains, it's also a dangerous, disturbing, and disgusting one. At every turn, it seems, living things are trying to eat us, poison us, use our bodies as their homes, or have us spread their eggs. In Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You, Riskin is our guide through the natural world at its most gloriously ruthless. Using the seven deadly sins as a road map, Riskin offers dozens of jaw-dropping examples that illuminate how brutal nature can truly be.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The fundamental philosophy of biology writ large

    • By Dr. Amen-Ra on 03-25-18

    Regular price: $26.59