Snakes and the treatment of snakebite
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Snakes and the treatment of snakebite

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Published by The Specialty Press of S.A. in Cape Town .
Written in English


  • Poisonous snakes.,
  • Venom

Book details:

LC ClassificationsRA1256 S6 F5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18355658M

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