Now readers can explore the Cincinnati area without fear and feel prepared in case they encounter any of these dangerous creatures or diseases. In this new guide, Lynne Bachleda showcases the animals, places, and potential diseases that readers could encounter in the Cincinnati area. Bachleda touches on the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, arachnids, and flora that Cincinnati has to offer and she doesn't stop there. She explains how to keep safe and what to do in case you are injured by an animal or contract a disease from an animal or plant. Some of the animals Bachleda features include coyotes, cockroaches, bees, lice, hornets, bed bugs, and Northern copperheads. Bachleda also includes some prominent diseases such as histoplasmosis, encephalitis, Rocky mountain spotted fever, lyme disease, plague, malaria, scabies, and more.