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Splendid Isolation

George Gaylord Simpson

Splendid Isolation

The Curious History of South American Mammals

by George Gaylord Simpson

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Yale Univ Pr .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317808M
    ISBN 100300030940
    ISBN 109780300030945
    OCLC/WorldCa234279371

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