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The sea otters of California

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Published by Hilltop Books in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Sea otter -- California -- Juvenile literature,
    • Sea otter,
    • Otters

    • About the Edition

      Introduces the world of sea otters, their physical characteristics, behavior, and interaction with humans.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      Statementby Jane Duden.
      SeriesAnimals of the world
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C25 D84 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL665732M
      ISBN 10156065578X
      LC Control Number97011368
      OCLC/WorldCa36621857


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