Wildllife of the Big Bend

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Research paper written for an American History Class at Marfa High School, describing a day in the Big Bend area and noting all the wildlife one might see. It includes free-hand drawings of many animals and birds.

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47 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Slaton, Harvey 1971.

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This paper is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by the Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 64 times. More information about this paper can be viewed below.

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Research paper written for an American History Class at Marfa High School, describing a day in the Big Bend area and noting all the wildlife one might see. It includes free-hand drawings of many animals and birds.

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47 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

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  • 1971

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Slaton, Harvey. Wildllife of the Big Bend, paper, 1971; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87694/: accessed June 14, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.

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