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4 edition of Elephants of Africa found in the catalog.

Elephants of Africa

  • 166 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Safari Press in Long Beach, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • African elephant.,
    • Zoology -- Africa.,
    • National parks and reserves -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 168) and index.

      Statementpaintings and drawings by Paul Bosman ; text by Anthony Hall-Martin.
      ContributionsHall-Martin, Anthony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P98 B67 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1331185M
      ISBN 100940143119
      LC Control Number92212226


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