The pronghorn antelope in Alberta
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Published by Alberta Department of Lands and Forests, Fish and Wildlife Division in [Alberta] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Alberta.

Subjects:

  • Pronghorn antelope -- Alberta,
  • Mammals -- Alberta

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 145-158.

StatementGeorge J. Mitchell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U52 M67
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3851364M
LC Control Number81169455

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