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Whales and people

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Published by Rourke in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English


  • Whales -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Whales.,
  • Human-animal relationships.,
  • Rare animals.,
  • Endangered species.

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Describes the changing relationship between whales and people, discussing how humans once hunted these air-breathing sea mammals and now work to save them from extinction.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJason Cooper.
SeriesRead all about whales
LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 C653 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981595M
ISBN 100865934525
LC Control Number96019194

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