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Life in a shell a physiologist"s view of a turtle by Donald C. Jackson

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Comparative Physiology,
  • Physiology,
  • Turtles

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-169) and index.

StatementDonald C. Jackson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL666.C5 J28 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27071180M
ISBN 100674050347
ISBN 109780674050341
LC Control Number2010018567
OCLC/WorldCa555658633

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