Reptiles and how they reproduce
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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English


  • Reptiles -- Reproduction -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Reptiles.

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Discusses the characteristics and habits of members of the reptile family with particular attention to their mating and reproductive behavior.

Edition Notes

StatementDorothy Hinshaw Patent ; drawings by Matthew Kalmenoff.
ContributionsKalmenoff, Matthew.
LC ClassificationsQL669.2 .P37
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4537706M
ISBN 100823403106
LC Control Number77003817

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