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Lesser known animal resources of India

A. K. Ghosh

Lesser known animal resources of India

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Endemic animals -- India,
    • Rare animals -- India.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.K. Ghosh.
      ContributionsZoological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL309 .G46 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3589125M
      LC Control Number2002290662

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