Mammals of Mount Kenya and its forests
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Mammals of Mount Kenya and its forests a preliminary survey by Milner, J.

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Published by Centre for Biodiversity, National Museums of Kenya, KIFCON in Nairobi .
Written in English



  • Kenya,
  • Mount Kenya Forest Reserve.


  • Mammals -- Kenya -- Mount Kenya Forest Reserve.,
  • Mammal surveys -- Kenya -- Mount Kenya Forest Reserve.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMilner J., Litoroh M. & Gathua M.
ContributionsLitoroh, M., Gathua, M., Kenya Indigenous Forest Conservation Programme.
LC ClassificationsQL731.K46 M45 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 33 leaves :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL654940M
LC Control Number96982673

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