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Becoming a Tiger

How Baby Animals Learn to Live in the Wild

by Susan Mccarthy

  • 224 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife,
  • Nature,
  • Animal Behavior (Ethology),
  • Individual Species Of Mammals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Animals,
  • Ecology,
  • Nature / Wildlife,
  • Developmental - General,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Animal behavior,
  • Infancy,
  • Learning in animals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239932M
    ISBN 100060934840
    ISBN 109780060934842
    OCLC/WorldCa61492298


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