Poisonous snakes of the world
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Poisonous snakes of the world a manual for use by the U.S. Amphibious Forces. by United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

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Written in English


  • Poisonous snakes.,
  • Poisonous snakes -- Venom -- Toxicology.

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ContributionsUnited States. Office of Naval Intelligence.
LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 U55
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5635662M
LC Control Number68062968

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