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Protecting threatened species

Morgan, Sally.

Protecting threatened species

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Endangered species,
  • Wildlife conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSally Morgan.
    SeriesWhy science matters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL82 .M64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16799576M
    ISBN 109781432918415, 9781432918545
    LC Control Number2008017750

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