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Published by Creative Education in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cercopithecidae -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Monkeys -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Monkeys.

Book details:

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Examines the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various species of Old World monkeys, those living in the rain forests and woodland-grassland regions of Africa and Asia.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementwritten by Ann Elwood.
SeriesZoobooks, Zoo books (Mankato, Minn.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P93 E38 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1533722M
ISBN 100886824192
LC Control Number91011483
OCLC/WorldCa23356203

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