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Pat Senson


For nine seasons biologist PAT SENSON was a producer with CBC Radio's national science program, Quirks & Quarks, where his documentary work received numerous awards and accolades. He can still be heard every week on CBC Radio across the country as he supplies science stories to the local afternoon shows through CBC's syndication service. Pat currently lives in Toronto with his partner and their two slightly addled cats.

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Written by Pat Senson

eBook | 224 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Science; Science - Biology; Science - Zoology
978-0-7710-7969-6 (0-7710-7969-9)

April 13, 2010 | $17.99

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Written by Pat Senson

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ISBN: 9780771079696
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Birds do it, and bees do it, so do all animals, some of them in weird and wonderful ways. Quirks & Quarks' latest book explores the more bizarre behaviours of more than 100 creatures, from barnacles to Panda bears.

The tiny spider that has to tear off one of its two huge...

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Written by Pat Senson

Trade Paperback | 296 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Science; Science - Biology; Science - Zoology
978-0-7710-7968-9 (0-7710-7968-0)

April 13, 2010 | $22.99

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Written by Pat Senson

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ISBN: 9780771079689
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Birds do it, and bees do it, so do all animals, some of them in weird and wonderful ways. Quirks & Quarks' latest book explores the more bizarre behaviours of more than 100 creatures, from barnacles to Panda bears.

The tiny spider that has to tear off one of its two huge...

Also available as an eBook.