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Splendid Isolation The Curious History of South American Mammals by George Gaylord Simpson

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Published by Yale Univ Pr .
Written in English


  • History of science,
  • Mammals,
  • South America,
  • General,
  • Animals,
  • Evolution,
  • Mammals, Fossil

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10317808M
ISBN 100300030940
ISBN 109780300030945

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