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Great Auk comes to Chicago

Rand, Austin Loomer

Great Auk comes to Chicago

by Rand, Austin Loomer

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Published by The Museum in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Field Museum of Natural History.,
  • Great auk.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZoology Chief Curator Austin L. Rand tells about Field Museum"s recent, but long-awaited acquisition of one of the 78 remaining specimens of the extinct Great Auk.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 10-13. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20549251M

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