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The African elephant

by Ellen Weiss

  • 350 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Workman Pub., American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African elephant -- Juvenile literature,
  • African elephant,
  • Elephants

  • About the Edition

    Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the African elephant, as tall as a one-story house, as heavy as five station wagons.

    Edition Notes

    Ages 6 and up--P. [4] of cover.

    Statementby Ellen Weiss ; photographs provided by Animals Animals/Earth Scenes ; figures sculpted by Pamela Popeson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P98 W425 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL974024M
    ISBN 100761104526
    LC Control Number96010955
    OCLC/WorldCa34476107

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