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Watching, from the edge of extinction

by Beverly Peterson Stearns

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extinction (Biology) -- Case studies,
  • Endangered species -- Case studies,
  • Nature conservation -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index.

    StatementBeverly Peterson Stearns and Stephen C. Stearns.
    ContributionsStearns, S. C. 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH78 .S734 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL372447M
    ISBN 100300076061
    LC Control Number98034087

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