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The okapi : mysterious animal of Congo-Zaire

Author: Susan Lyndaker Lindsey; Mary Neel Green; Cynthia L Bennett
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Congo-Zaire contains Africa's largest remaining tracts of intact rain forest, making it one of the most important regions for biodiversity conservation. Its Ituri Forest is home to plants and animals native to nowhere else on earth, including the elusive and little-known okapi.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Lyndaker Lindsey; Mary Neel Green; Cynthia L Bennett
ISBN: 0292747063 9780292747067 0292747071 9780292747074 9780292747012 0292747012
OCLC Number: 39313603
Description: xiv, 131 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 2 Description of the Okapi 22 --
3 Captivity 48 --
4 Field Studies 91 --
5 Conservation 101.
Responsibility: Susan Lyndaker Lindsey, Mary Neel Green, Cynthia L. Bennett ; illustrations by Mary Neel Green ; foreword by Jane Goodall.
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Presents a contemporary natural history of okapi, a relative of the giraffe. This book recounts its discovery by European explorers, and describes its appearance and life cycle. It also discusses  Read more...

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