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man-eating lions of Tsavo

J. H. Patterson

man-eating lions of Tsavo

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lion hunting.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.H. Patterson.
    SeriesField Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Zoology leaflet 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL1 .F5 no. 7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL244649M
    LC Control Numbercd 30000025
    OCLC/WorldCa8368599


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