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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marsupials -- Nutrition.,
  • Marsupials -- Food.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-417) and index.

StatementIan D. Hume.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.M3 H86 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 434 p. :
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL364488M
ISBN 100521594065, 052159555X
LC Control Number98024765

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