Surveys of large mammals in 9 conservation areas in the Central Luangwa Valley (1994)
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Surveys of large mammals in 9 conservation areas in the Central Luangwa Valley (1994) by Hugo Jachmann

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Published by Luangwa Integrated Resource Development Project in Chipata, Zambia .
Written in English



  • Luangwa River Valley (Zambia and Mozambique)


  • Mammal populations -- Luangwa River Valley (Zambia and Mozambique)

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Edition Notes

Statementby H. Jachmann and G. Kalyocha.
SeriesProject document ;, no. 19, Project document (Luangwa Integrated Resource Development Project) ;, no. 19.
ContributionsKalyocha, G.
LC ClassificationsQL731.Z3 J235 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination23 leaves ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6814336M
LC Control Number00283884

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