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Gorillas in danger

Michael Portman

Gorillas in danger

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gorilla,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Endangered species

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

    Statementby Michael Portman
    SeriesAnimals at risk, Animals at risk
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 P668 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25092483M
    ISBN 101433957949, 1433957965
    ISBN 109781433957949, 9781433957963
    LC Control Number2010050704
    OCLC/WorldCa692084796


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