Management of prosimians and New World primates
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Management of prosimians and New World primates proceedings of symposium 8 of the Association of British Wild Animal Keepers by Association of British Wild Animal Keepers. Symposium

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Published by Association of British Wild Animal Keepers in Bristol, [Gloucestershire] .
Written in English


  • Breeding,
  • Strepsirhini,
  • Cebidae,
  • Animal Husbandry

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNew World primates.
Statementedited by Jon Barzdo.
ContributionsBarzdo, Jonathan.
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14753957M

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