A closer look at whales and dolphins

by Stonehouse, Bernard.

Publisher: Gloucester Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Cetacea -- Juvenile literature,
  • Whales,
  • Dolphins

About the Edition

Discusses the evolution, behavior, and habitat of whales and dolphins.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBernard Stonehouse ; illustrated by Norman Weaver.
SeriesA Closer look book
ContributionsWeaver, Norman.
LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 S76 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4718257M
ISBN 10053102489X, 0531014843
LC Control Number78005031

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