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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saimiri sciureus

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by Leonard A. Rosenblum [and] Robert W. Cooper.
ContributionsCooper, Robert W., joint comp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P925 R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 451 p.
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5615241M
LC Control Number68023478

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