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The friendly whales

Roy Nickerson

The friendly whales

a whalewatcher"s guide to the gray whales of Baja California

by Roy Nickerson

  • 367 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in

  • Mexico,
  • Baja California.
    • Subjects:
    • Gray whale -- Mexico -- Baja California,
    • Gray whale -- Behavior,
    • Mammals -- Behavior,
    • Mammals -- Mexico -- Baja California

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoy Nickerson.
      LC ClassificationsQL737.C425 N53 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2372709M
      ISBN 100877013748
      LC Control Number87000728

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