Black bears of West-central Colorado by Thomas D. I. Beck

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Published by State of Colorado, Division of Wildlife, May be obtained from Colorado Division of Wildlife Research Center Library in Fort Collins, CO .

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StatementThomas D.I. Beck.
SeriesTechnical publication / Colorado Division of Wildlife,
LC ClassificationsQL737.C27 B43 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
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Open LibraryOL1670146M
LC Control Number91623280

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