Animal mimics look-alikes and copycats by Susan K. Mitchell

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Published by Enslow Pub. in Berkeley Heights, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Protective coloration (Biology) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mimicry (Biology) -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBy Susan K. Mitchell.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesAmazing animal defenses
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL767 .M58 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16699504M
ISBN 109780766032934
LC Control Number2008011449
OCLC/WorldCa213600256

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