Voyage of the turtle in pursuit of the Earth"s last dinosaur by Carl Safina

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Published by Holt in New York .

Written in English

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  • Leatherback turtle

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementCarl Safina
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL666.C546 S24 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 383 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24949796M
ISBN 100805078916
ISBN 109780805078916
LC Control Number2005055023
OCLC/WorldCa62421285

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