Status of amphibians and reptiles of Fundy National Park and its greater ecosystem by Douglas Clay

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Published by Parks Canada in Halifax, N.S .

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  • Amphibians -- Ecology -- New Brunswick -- Fundy National Park.,
  • Reptiles -- Ecology -- New Brunswick -- Fundy National Park.

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Statementby Douglas Clay and John Brownlie.
SeriesParks Canada-ecosystem science review reports -- report no. 002
ContributionsBrownlie, John., Parks Canada. Atlantic Region.
LC ClassificationsQL"644.83"C3"C52"1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 39 p :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20796964M
ISBN 100662253477

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