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The auk, the dodo, and the oryx : vanished and vanishing creatures

Author: Robert Silverberg; Jacques Hnizdovsky
Publisher: New York, Crowell [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An historical record of the existence and extinction of those animals lost as a result of man's habitation and civilization on earth, with a summary of conservation efforts today.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silverberg, Robert.
Auk, the dodo, and the oryx.
New York, Crowell [1967]
(OCoLC)595632645
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Silverberg; Jacques Hnizdovsky
OCLC Number: 1170465
Description: 246 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: The idea of extinction --
The dodo --
The aurochs and the bison --
Steller's sea cow --
The great auk --
The quagga --
The moa and the rukh --
The giant ground sloth --
The passenger pigeon and the heath hen --
Back from oblivion --
Saved at the brink --
On their way out.
Responsibility: Robert Silverberg, illustrated by Jacques Hnizdovsky.

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An historical record of the existence and extinction of those animals lost as a result of man's habitation and civilization on earth, with a summary of conservation efforts today.

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