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Juvenile primates life history, development, and behavior

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Michael E. Pereira, Lynn A. Fairbanks.
ContributionsPereira, Michael E., Fairbanks, Lynn A.
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Pagination(480)p. :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22447071M
ISBN 100195072065

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