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Primates Apes, Monkeys, and Prosimians (A Cincinnati Zoo Book) by Thane Maynard

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Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animals - Apes & Monkeys,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Apes,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Primates

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7781110M
ISBN 100531111695
ISBN 109780531111697
OCLC/WorldCa30818387

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