Underground (Classic Reprint) by J. E. TaylorUnderground (Classic Reprint) by J. E. Taylor

Underground (Classic Reprint)

byJ. E. Taylor

Paperback | January 10, 2019

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Excerpt from Underground

This fitness of animals for a life underground may be found in all degrees. Some of them could not long live anywhere else, as the earthworm and the mole. Others seek a refuge, rather than a continual existence, underground, as the shrew, vole, rabbit, the fox, and the badger. Some creatures are assigned subterranean habits only for part of their lives, as the wireworms, and various other larvae of insects. Numerous Species of ants excavate their remarkable galleries, and conduct their well-arranged republics, underground. The humble-bee burrows in the hedge-banks, in order to lay there the foundation of its singular nest, at no small expenditure of skill and labour. Mason and other bees and wasps seek both underground shelter and convenience; and there can be little doubt that since these various creatures first appeared in the earth, in distant geological epochs, some have acquired many of the habits which it will now be our purpose to describe.

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Title:Underground (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:266 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:January 10, 2019Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1330544420

ISBN - 13:9781330544426

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