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Extinct and vanishing animals

Vinzenz ZISWILER

Extinct and vanishing animals

a biology of extinction and survival

by Vinzenz ZISWILER

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Published by The English universities press Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Vinzenz Ziswiler, revised english edition by Fred and Pille Bunnell.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii 133p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19568893M

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