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North American elk ecology and management

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • Elk -- United States.,
  • Elk -- Canada.,
  • Wildlife management -- United States.,
  • Wildlife management -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Dale E. Toweill and Jack Ward Thomas ; technical editor Richard E. McCabe ; original illustrations by Daniel P. Metz.
ContributionsToweill, Dale E., Thomas, Jack Ward., Metz, Daniel P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U55 E42 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 962 p. :
Number of Pages962
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3952873M
ISBN 10158834018X
LC Control Number2001049467

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