The wildebeests" great migration Lynn M. Stone. by Lynn M. Stone

Cover of: The wildebeests

Published by Rourke Corp. in Vero Beach, FL .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Serengeti Plain (Tanzania),
  • Tanzania,
  • Serengeti Plain

Subjects:

  • Gnus -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gnus -- Migration -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gnus.,
  • Serengeti Plain (Tanzania)

About the Edition

Describes the wildebeest"s appearance, behavior, life cycle, migration across the Serengeti grasslands, and future survival.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

SeriesAnimal odysseys
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U53 S744 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1878077M
ISBN 100865931038
LC Control Number90038384
OCLC/WorldCa22115396

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