beasts The Big, Bad Book Of Beasts: The Most Curious Creatures In The World. By Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary • May 16, 2013 www.michaellargo.com 05/16/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with author Michael Largo, whose specialty is unusual topics. He’ll discuss THE BIG, BAD BOOK OF BEASTS: The Most Curious Creatures in the World. A Rhino can stand six-feet tall and weigh ten-thousand pounds. A sawfish has a six-foot saw blade snout. A sponge doesn’t mate, but clones. And a cobra can spit venom into the eye of a predator from six feet. And more.