Wonders of hippos

by Sigmund A. Lavine

Publisher: Dodd, Mead in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 79 Downloads: 684
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Subjects:

  • Hippopotamuses -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hippopotamus,
  • Pygmy hippopotamus

About the Edition

Traces the natural history and lore of the common hippopotamus and the pygmy hippopotamus, two species of plant-eating, amphibious, even-toed ungulates that live in the muddy rivers of Africa.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementSigmund A. Lavine.
SeriesDodd, Mead wonders books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U57 L38 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3171979M
ISBN 100396082262
LC Control Number83014193
OCLC/WorldCa9784580

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