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Lost land of the dodo

A. S. Cheke

Lost land of the dodo

an ecological history of Mauritius, Réunion & Rodrigues

by A. S. Cheke

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-452) and index.

StatementAnthony Cheke and Julian Hume
ContributionsHume, Julian P. (Julian Pender)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH196.M38 C44 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination464 p., [16] p. of col. plates :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561152M
ISBN 109780300141863
LC Control Number2008920613


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