Mountain goats ecology, behavior, and conservation of an alpine ungulate by Marco Festa-Bianchet

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Published by Island Press in Washington .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMarco Festa-Bianchet, Steeve Côté.
ContributionsCôté, Steeve D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U53 F48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 265 p. :
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15984346M
ISBN 10159726170X, 1597261718
ISBN 109781597261708, 9781597261715
LC Control Number2007025958
OCLC/WorldCa145941068

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