Humpback whale

  • 31 Pages
  • 2.17 MB
  • English
Gloucester Press , New York
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About the Edition

Describes the characteristics of humpback whales, their feeding habits, migration routes, and vulnerability to hunters. Also discusses efforts, by such groups as Greenpeace, to preserve them as a species.

StatementMichael Bright.
SeriesProject wildlife
LC ClassificationsQL737.C424 B75 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2206638M
ISBN 100531172163
LC Control Number89028779

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