Sting of the Wild

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The Sting of the Wild 
by Justin O. Schmidt

The “King of Sting” describes his adventures with insects and the pain scale that’s made him an entomological celebrity.


". . . an excellent book . . ." —Newsweek 
". . . a masterpice of nature writing." —Nature's Cool Green Science 
". . . a childlike mix of gleeful fascination and terror-induced bravery . . .  Schmidt's tales will prove infectiously engaging even to entomophobes." —Publishers Weekly

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Justin O. Schmidt is a biologist at Southwestern Biological Institute and is associated with the Department of Entomology at the University of Arizona.

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