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Rabbits with Horns and Other Astounding Viruses

Author: 

Carl Zimmer

This book isn't really an introduction to the world of viruses, more like a teaser. Zimmer provides a glimpse into the weirdness that is viruses, giving satisfying, complete stories about the viruses he discusses, but making it clear that there is many more wonderful stories out there for people who want to explore more. This is a book that will reward your time, and leave you with an increased sense of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

Favorite Thing: 
The story of the virus that causes rabbits to grow horns.
Book cover of Rabbits with Horns and Other Astounding Viruses
Book Length: 
Shortest
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate
Categories: 
Disclosures: 
None