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Venomous snakes of the Middle East

Venomous snakes of the Middle East

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Published by Defense Intelligence Agency in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poisonous snakes -- Middle East -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Reptiles -- Middle East -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Defense Intelligence Agency
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14432439M


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