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7 edition of Among whales found in the catalog.

Among whales

by Roger Payne

  • 183 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cetacea.,
  • Wildlife conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-412) and index.

    StatementRoger Payne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21616416M
    ISBN 100684802104

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