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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA

Grzimek, Bernhard. [Tierleben. English]

Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia.— 2nd ed. v. cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: v. 1. Lower metazoans and lesser deuterosomes / Neil Schlager, editor — v. 2. Protostomes / Neil Schlager, editor — v. 3. Insects /

Neil Schlager, editor — v. 4-5. Fishes I-II / Neil Schlager, editor —

v. 6. Amphibians / Neil Schlager, editor — v. 7. Reptiles / Neil

Schlager, editor — v. 8-11. Birds I-IV / Donna Olendorf, editor — v.

12-16. Mammals I-V / Melissa C. McDade, editor — v. 17. Cumulative index /

Melissa C. McDade, editor.

ISBN 0-7876-5362-4 (set hardcover : alk. paper)

1. Zoology—Encyclopedias. I. Title: Animal life encyclopedia. II. Schlager, Neil, 1966- III. Olendorf, Donna IV. McDade, Melissa C. V. American Zoo and Aquarium Association. VI. Title. QL7 .G7813 2004

590'.3—dc21 2002003351

Recommended citation: Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, 2nd edition. Volumes 12-16, Mammals I-V, edited by Michael Hutchins, Devra G. Kleiman, Valerius Geist, and Melissa C. McDade. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, 2003.

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