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vampire bat a field study in behavior and ecology by Dennis C. Turner

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English



  • Costa Rica,
  • Guanacaste (Province)


  • Vampire bats,
  • Mammals -- Costa Rica -- Guanacaste (Province)

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Edition Notes

StatementDennis C. Turner.
LC ClassificationsQL737.C52 T87
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060360M
ISBN 100801816807
LC Control Number74024396

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