Vanishing Animals of the Mountain

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Published by Scholastic Book Service .

Written in English

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FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL10702325M
ISBN 100590730649
ISBN 109780590730648

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If all the beasts were Since the explorers of the last century gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For brought the knowledge of the great wonders of whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All the world and the beauty of unseen animals and things are connected.

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