Ourselves and other animals from the TV series with Gerald and Lee Durrell by Evans, Peter

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Published by Century in London .

Written in English

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  • Animal behavior.,
  • Animal ecology.

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StatementPeter Evans ; introduction by Gerald Durrell.
ContributionsDurrell, Gerald Malcolm, 1925-, Durrell, Lee.
LC ClassificationsQL751 .E83 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2740220M
ISBN 100712615326
LC Control Number86043245

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