Looking at dolphins and porpoises
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Looking at dolphins and porpoises by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English


  • Dolphins -- Juvenile literature,
  • Porpoises -- Juvenile literature

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About the Edition

Discusses the characteristics and habits, the family life and intelligence of dolphins and porpoises.

Edition Notes

StatementDorothy Hinshaw Patent.
GenreJuvenile literature
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.:
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23259948M
ISBN 100823407489

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