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extermination of the American bison with a sketch of its discovery and life history. by William Temple Hornaday

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American bison,
  • Wildlife conservation -- United States -- Sources

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Edition Notes

StatementBy William T. Hornaday.
GenreSources.
ContributionsSmithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11 .U5 1887
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 367-548.
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6570872M
LC Control Number14019258

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