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Wildlife conservation in Sri Lanka a history of Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka, 1894-1994 by C. G. Uragoda

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Published by Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka in Colombo .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Other titlesHistory of Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka.
StatementC.G. Uragoda.
ContributionsWildlife & Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka.
LC ClassificationsQL84.5.S7 U73 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL945001M
ISBN 109559045075
LC Control Number95901681

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