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Cowan Tetrapod Collection at the University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum (UBCBBM)
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Global in scope with a particular emphasis on Western Canada and Southern Africa.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
24 out of 29 living orders; 62% of living mammalian families are represented.
|Start Date / End Date||1930-01-01 / 2013-01-01|
|Collection Name||Cowan Tetrapod Collection - Mammals|
|Parent Collection Identifier||University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum|
|Specimen preservation methods||Dried|