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By Cleveland P. Hickman Jr., Larry S. Roberts, Allan Larson

The 3rd version of Animal variety provides a survey of the animal country with emphasis on variety, evolutionary relationships, sensible diversifications, and environmental interactions. it's adapted for a one-semester or one-quarter direction and is suitable for either non-science and technological know-how majors.

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