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Turtles of the World
Publication Date: 16 Oct 2006
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 416 pages
Illustrations: 300 color photos, 320 maps
ISBN: 9780801884962