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world of ants how they live, work, and communicate within their colonies. by G. Collins Wheat

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Published by Golden Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Ants -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated with photos. Drawings by Eric Mose.
LC ClassificationsQL568.F7 W45 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5827189M
LC Control Number61015014

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