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management of cranes, storks and ratites in captivity proceedings of symposium 9 of the Association of British Wild Animal Keepers by Association of British Wild Animal Keepers. (9th 1984 Lilford Park)

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Published by The Association of British Wild Animal keepers in Bristol (2A Northcote Rd, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3HB) .
Written in English


  • Bird refuges.,
  • Wild birds, Captive.

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Edition Notes

Statement(edited by, John Partridge).
ContributionsPartridge, John.
LC ClassificationsQL676.5
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17947599M

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