The giant pandas of China

Cover of: The giant pandas of China | Jane Duden

Published by Hilltop Books in Mankato, Minn .

Written in English

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  • Pandas

About the Edition

Introduces the world of giant pandas, their physical characteristics, behavior, and interaction with humans.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Jane Duden.
SeriesAnimals of the world
LC ClassificationsQL737C214 D824 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL665733M
ISBN 101560655771
LC Control Number97011369

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