Wild cats of the world

by David Alderton

Publisher: Facts on File in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Felidae

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-188) and index.

StatementDavid Alderton ; photographs by Bruce Tanner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.C23 A42 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1733965M
ISBN 100816027366
LC Control Number92038774

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