Using the seven deadly sins as a road map, Riskin offers dozens of jaw-dropping examples that illuminate how brutal nature can truly be and shows ways this deadly world has shaped us as humans and what our responsibilities are to this terrible, wonderful planet we call home
"A Touchstone book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-252) and index
Introduction: Georgia on my mind -- Lions don't kill zebras. Zebras kill zebras -- Meat robots screwing one another -- over -- Just another day in parasite paradise -- Eat and be eaten -- Of thieves and sneaker males -- Venoms and extinctions -- Rise up, meat robots