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Africa"s animals; creatures of a struggling land.

Alice Wellman

Africa"s animals; creatures of a struggling land.

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Zoology -- Africa -- Juvenile literature,
    • Zoology -- Africa,
    • Animals -- Habits and behavior

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the wildlife of Africa"s rain forest, plains, dry thornbush, and other areas, stressing conservation efforts to preserve these rapidly-disappearing animals.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL336 .W44 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p.
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5310760M
      ISBN 100399203494, 0399608389
      LC Control Number72094946

        In this article we celebrate 12 of the weirdest animals in Africa, animals that you will not find anywhere beyond the African continent. From pygmy hippos to pangolins, here are the creatures that blur into fiction. 1. Bat-Eared Fox. A strange name and a strange demeanor, but the bat-eared fox is the most efficient hunter on the African. Salawa – the "Typhonian Animal," a slender, vaguely canine-animal that is the totemic animal of Set; Sigbin – is a creature in Philippine mythology (Philippines) Shug Monkey – dog/monkey creature found in Cambridgeshire (Britain) Tanuki – Japanese raccoon dog, legends claim .


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