Description of a new gazelle from northwestern Mongolia by Ned Hollister

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Statementby N. Hollister.
SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 60, no. 19, Publication -- 2165, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 2165.
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Pagination2 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL19132880M

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