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The Biology of African Savannahs (Biology of Habitats Series) by Bryan Shorrocks

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African studies,
  • Animal ecology,
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • Evolution,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biological Diversity,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Africa,
  • Savanna ecology,
  • Savannas

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10141366M
ISBN 100198570651
ISBN 109780198570653

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