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Management Skills in Schools: A Resource for School Leaders


`This is a useful book and well written reflecting the author’s considerable experience in the field’ – National School Improvement Network News

`Management Skills in Schools is a terrific digest of many important issues, built around a clear structure that helps the reader absorb information quickly. For the sheers scale of the references to educational gurus, it’s worth the cover price: here is everything you need to quote’ – Geoff Barton, Friday Magazine, Times Educational Supplement

`This book provides an invaluable resource for everyone who is concerned with leadership and management in schools. As well as dealing with key issues and concepts it gives practical advice on strategies and techniques which can be deployed. It will enhance and complement existing skills as well as importing new ideas which will provide professional stimulus for the reader’ – Sir Geoff Hampton, Dean of Education, Director of the Midlands Leadership Centre, University of Wolverhampton

`For the discerning leader wanting to develop their personal management skills this is a “must have” resource. Whether working through Personal Management Skills independently or used as a professional development tool with a group of middle managers in a school this book will make a difference to how leaders work in schools’ – Coleen R Jackson, Director, Roehampton Education Leadership Centre University of Surrey Roehampton

`This is a timely collection of resources for those in middle management positions in schools. It brings together ideas on self management in addition to a comprehensive collection of materials on leading teams of staff. Particularly noteworthy are the sections on strategic decision making, action research in school improvement, and dealing effectively with conflict’ – Brian Fidler, Professor of Education Management, The University of Reading

Team leadership is vital element of school success, whether at the level of department, the curriculum area, the key stage, the phase, or in relation to pastoral and leadership teams. The Team leader must be skillful in creating cultures of success, and personal management skills are at the heart of getting the best from team members.

In this book Jeff Jones shows how managers in education can contribute to school improvement, and focuses on the essential personal and practical management skills needed to instill a positive team culture, and support colleagues effectively.

This book is an essential resource for those who lead and manage teams, at all levels within schools.

Dr Jeff Jones has been a senior consultant and head of training and consultancy unit at the Centre for British Teachers CfBT in Reading since 1998, and is the well known author of such books as Monitoring and Evaluation for School Improvement, (2000), and Performance Management for School Improvement (2001)`This is a useful book and well written reflecting the author’s considerable experience in the field’ – National School Improvement Network News

`Management Skills in Schools is a terrific digest of many important issues, built around a clear structure that helps the reader absorb information quickly. For the sheers scale of the references to educational gurus, it’s worth the cover price: here is everything you need to quote’ – Geoff Barton, Friday Magazine, Times Educational Supplement

`This book provides an invaluable resource for everyone who is concerned with leadership and management in schools. As well as dealing with key issues and concepts it gives practical advice on strategies and techniques which can be deployed. It will enhance and complement existing skills as well as importing new ideas which will provide professional stimulus for the reader’ – Sir Geoff Hampton, Dean of Education, Director of the Midlands Leadership Centre, University of Wolverhampton

`For the discerning leader wanting to develop their personal management skills this is a “must have” resource. Whether working through Personal Management Skills independently or used as a professional development tool with a group of middle managers in a school this book will make a difference to how leaders work in schools’ – Coleen R Jackson, Director, Roehampton Education Leadership Centre University of Surrey Roehampton

`This is a timely collection of resources for those in middle management positions in schools. It brings together ideas on self management in addition to a comprehensive collection of materials on leading teams of staff. Particularly noteworthy are the sections on strategic decision making, action research in school improvement, and dealing effectively with conflict’ – Brian Fidler, Professor of Education Management, The University of Reading

Team leadership is vital element of school success, whether at the level of department, the curriculum area, the key stage, the phase, or in relation to pastoral and leadership teams. The Team leader must be skillful in creating cultures of success, and personal management skills are at the heart of getting the best from team members.

In this book Jeff Jones shows how managers in education can contribute to school improvement, and focuses on the essential personal and practical management skills needed to instill a positive team culture, and support colleagues effectively.

This book is an essential resource for those who lead and manage teams, at all levels within schools.

Dr Jeff Jones has been a senior consultant and head of training and consultancy unit at the Centre for British Teachers CfBT in Reading since 1998, and is the well known author of such books as Monitoring and Evaluation for School Improvement, (2000), and Performance Management for School Improvement (2001)

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Wedding Fiasco – The Race for the Perfect Dress


Product Features

  • Save your big sis’s wedding!
  • Help out around the town to earn money!
  • Be the prettiest flower girl ever!

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BLU Vivo XL3-5.5” HD+ 18:9 Display Smartphone with Android 8.0 Oreo –Silver


The vivo XL3 incorporates a gorgeous electrolyzed metal effect that gives a mirror-like coating to the middle housing. The battery Cover utilizes a premium shiny metallic finish. These design elements enhance its brilliant 18: 9 widescreen curved glass display. Available in Gold and Silver.

Product Features

  • 5.5″ HD+ 18:9 widescreen curved Corning Gorilla Glass display
  • 13MP Main Camera with LED flash + 13MP front Camera with LED Flash and beautifying software
  • 32GB Internal memory 3GB RAM MicroSD up to 64GB; 1.3GHz Quad core MediaTek processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • Android 8.0 Oreo, facial recognition and fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE, (1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/28), 3G HSPA+ (850/900/1700/1900/2100): US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Straight Talk, and others

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Huawei Mate SE Factory Unlocked 5.93” – 4GB/64GB Octa-core Processor| 16MP + 2MP Dual Camera| GSM Only |Grey (US Warranty)


With a sleek metal design, 4GB RAM + 64GB internal memory, a micro SD card slot to expand (up to 256GB), the factory unlocked Huawei mate SE is an unbelievable value in smartphones. Text, surf and stay connected with social media longer with its 3340 mAh battery and built-in power saving technology. The advanced fingerprint identification system unlocks in a zippy 0.2 seconds and can also be used to take photos. Mate SE features a 5.93″ FHD+ HUAWEI FullView display offering an enhanced and immersive viewing experience. The Huawei mate SE will give you greater field of view when playing games thanks to its 18:9 long aspect ratio accounting for an 82.9% screen-to-body ratio. Mate SE is equipped with 16MP + 2MP dual-lens rear camera and 8MP front camera. Both cameras have a portrait mode and include popular sticker affects. Take selfies with ease by using the gesture control function. The Huawei mate SE combines great looks, power, speed and functionality without breaking the bank.

Product Features

  • With a 5.93″ 18: 9 edge-to-edge all-screen design, high screen-to-body ratio and 2160 x 1080 FHD+ resolution, the HUAWEI FullView display on the Huawei mate SE brings you an immersive visual experience
  • The dual-lens 16MP + 2MP rear camera offers an all new portrait mode, letting you capture professional and artistic photos in a single shot with an ultra-fast focus time
  • 4GB RAM, 64 GB storage + Micro SD compatible up to 256GB (not included) + dual nano SIM card capability, 2.36GHz octa-core processor
  • Big 3340 mAh battery for tons of screen-time on a single charge and ultra power saving mode to extend your charge even longer, keeping you connected when you need it most
  • The sleek metal design of the mate SE is a delight to hold – the 2.5D glass face flows seamlessly into the aluminum chassis forming perfectly rounded edges

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Panda Lu Baby Bear World – New Cute & Fun Pet Care Adventures


Product Features

  • Play babysitting & bear care games with panda Lu!
  • Dress up baby Lu in fun & colorful pirate, unicorn & cupcake clothes!
  • Change baby panda’s diapers & help Lu go to the toilet!
  • Clean baby panda Lu in a mud bath, car wash, washing machine or under the rain & see what happens!
  • Feed panda Lu yummy bamboo & berry mix, pizza, colorful ice cream or hot chili pepper!
  • Go grocery shopping & play hide & seek with cute animal friends!
  • Take a ride on the coolest Fun Park rides & visit a spooky Haunted House!
  • Clean up panda’s messy room & wardrobe!
  • Sing baby Lu to sleep with hits by Animal Hair Salon music band!
  • Get super cute toys & prizes for level completion!

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10.1 Inch Tablet PC Google Wifi Android 6.0 OS Quad Core 800 x1280 IPS Display 2G DDR 16GB Storage Bluetooth 4.0 Dual Camera Micro HDMI Type


TOPELOTEK 10.1 Inch Tablet PC Technical Specifications:

CPU:MediaTek 8163 Quad core 1.3GHz
RAM:2GB DDR
Storage:16 GB Internal storage
Display:10.1” 800×1280 resolution IPS display, 178°view angle
Touch panel:5 point capacity touch screen
Camera: Front 0.3MP+Rear 2MP Dual Camera
Bluetooth:Support Bluetooth 4.0
Wireless: WIFI support 802.11 b/g/n
G-sensor:Support
Battery life:Support 5 hours watching video online,6 hours playing music
Interface:Micro USB 2.0,3.5mm earphone jack,Micro SD card slot, Micro HDMI port
Size:260*156*9mm/10.24*6.14*0.35inch
Tablet Weight:509grams
Model No:Meteor T10D
Operation System:Google Android 6.0
Color:Black


10.1 Inch Wifi Tablet PC Package: 
1 x 10.1 Inch tablet PC with android 6.0 
1 x User’s Manual 
1 x USB Cable 
1 x OTG Cable 

Product Features

  • √ POWERFUL SOLID PERFORMANCE: This 10.1 inch tablet pc features a stable MTK Quad Core CPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and Micro SD card slot supports extra storage up to 32GB. Stay powered up for up to 5 hours, ensures ultra smooth and speedy using experience.
  • √ HIGH RESOLUTION DISPLAY: Equipped with 10.1″ 800*1280 IPS display with 178°view angle,5 point capacitive touch panel,perfect for watching HD movies,viewing amazing photos or playing games etc.
  • √ MULTI-FUNCTIONS: The 10.1 inch wifi tablet pc runs on Google Android 6.0 system, thousands of free applications can be downloaded from Google Play which pre-installed on our 10.1″ Google tablet, It’s the best choice for entertainment and office.
  • √ WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY: Built in a/g/n high speed WIFI and Bluetooth 4.0, supporting surfing the Internet, chatting online, reading Ebooks etc. This android 6.0 tablet pc also easily paring with Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as speaker, keyboard etc.
  • √ OTHER FEATURES: Comes with dual camera, supports video chatting, selfie, taking pictures etc. Built in Micro HDMI port, supports syncing your screen to any HDMI equipped devices such as HDTV, projector etc.

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Android Application Development: A Beginner’s Tutorial


Android is the most popular mobile platform today and it comes with a comprehensive set of APIs that make it easy for developers to write, test and deploy apps. With these APIs you can easily show user interface (UI) components, play and record audio and video, create games and animation, store and retrieve data, search the Internet, and so on. This book is a tutorial for experienced Java programmers wanting to learn to develop Android applications. It introduces the fundamentals and provide real-world applications for every topic of discussion.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Activities
Chapter 3: UI Components
Chapter 4: Layouts
Chapter 5: Listeners
Chapter 6: The Action Bar
Chapter 7: Menus
Chapter 8: ListView
Chapter 9: GridView
Chapter 10: Styles and Themes
Chapter 11: Bitmap Processing
Chapter 12: Graphics and Custom Views
Chapter 13: Fragments
Chapter 14: Multi-Pane Layouts
Chapter 15: Animation
Chapter 16: Preferences
Chapter 17: Working with Files
Chapter 18: Working with the Database
Chapter 19: Taking Pictures
Chapter 20: Making Videos
Chapter 21: The Sound Recorder
Chapter 22: Handling the Handler
Chapter 23: Asynchronous Tasks
Chapter 24: Services
Chapter 25: Broadcast Receivers
Chapter 26: The Alarm Service
Chapter 27: Content Providers
Appendix A: Installing the JDK
Appendix B: Using the ADT Bundle
Index

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Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies


Your all-encompassing guide to learning Android app development

If you’re an aspiring or beginning programmer interested in creating apps for the Android market—which grows in size and downloads every day—this is your comprehensive, one-stop guide. Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies covers the information you absolutely need to get started developing apps for Android. Inside, you’ll quickly get up to speed on Android programming concepts and put your new knowledge to use to manage data, program cool phone features, refine your applications, navigate confidently around the Android native development kit, and add important finishing touches to your apps.

Covering the latest features and enhancements to the Android Software Developer’s Kit, this friendly, hands-on guide walks you through Android programming basics, shares techniques for developing great Android applications, reviews Android hardware, and much more.

  • All programming examples, including the sample application, are available for download from the book’s website
  • Information is carefully organized and presented in an easy-to-follow format
  • 800+ pages of content make this an invaluable resource at an unbeatable price
  • Written by an expert Java educator, Barry Burd, who authors the bestselling Java For Dummies

Go from Android newbie to master programmer in no time with the help of Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies!

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Laboratory Manual for Morphology and Syntax, 7th Edition


A laboratory manual (7th edition) for introductory grammar courses.

Contains 298 datasets of problems taken from 117 languages spoken all over the world. International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols replaced the Americanist symbols in some datasets. Some datasets remain or have been recast in orthographies used by reading populations of certain languages where phonological issues are not in view.

Product Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

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Management 101: From Hiring and Firing to Imparting New Skills, an Essential Guide to Management Strategies (Adams 101)


A crash course in managing productive, successful, and happy employees!

Effective employee management is imperative to a business’ success, but all too often management books turn the important details of best practices into tedious reading that would put even a CEO to sleep. Management 101 cuts out the boring explanations of management policies, and instead provides hand-on lessons that keep you engaged as you learn how to manage productive, happy employees. From hiring and firing to delegating and coaching, this primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining tidbits and concepts that you won’t be able to get anywhere else. So whether you’re a business owner, a middle-manager with many direct reports, or an entry-level employee learning to supervise interns, Management 101 has all the answers–even the ones you didn’t know you were looking for.

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Board Games Answers


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Bicycle Poker Size Standard Index Playing Cards (2-Pack) [Colors May Vary: Red, Blue or Black]


Colors may vary. Let us choose for you. Long before videogames and computerized toys ruled the world, playing cards were entertaining children and adults the world over. Play bridge, poker, go fish, or a thousand different variations of solitaire. You’ll never play the same game twice. Bicycle’s rider back deck is air cushioned for easy shuffling and dealing.They’re a classic pair–and a staple in any game lover’s collection. Open the outer storage box to reveal two boxed 54-card decks, one red-backed and one blue-backed, sealed in plastic. Each card boasts a finish designed to allow easy dealing and comfortable gripping. As always, the Victorian design with bike-riding cherubs graces the back of each playing card, and the set is guaranteed against manufacturer’s defects. –Liane Thomas

Product Features

  • 77-percent of card players rate bicycle as easy to shuffle
  • Resists bending and folding, best quality card, and lasts the longest
  • Made in USA
  • Double pack

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The Hacker Playbook 3: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing


Back for the third season, The Hacker Playbook 3 (THP3) takes your offensive game to the pro tier. With a combination of new strategies, attacks, exploits, tips and tricks, you will be able to put yourself in the center of the action toward victory.

The main purpose of this book is to answer questions as to why things are still broken. For instance, with all the different security products, secure code reviews, defense in depth, and penetration testing requirements, how are we still seeing massive security breaches happening to major corporations and governments? The real question we need to ask ourselves is, are all the safeguards we are putting in place working? This is what The Hacker Playbook 3 – Red Team Edition is all about.

By now, we are all familiar with penetration testing, but what exactly is a Red Team? Red Teams simulate real-world, advanced attacks to test how well your organization’s defensive teams respond if you were breached. They find the answers to questions like: Do your incident response teams have the right tools, skill sets, and people to detect and mitigate these attacks? How long would it take them to perform these tasks and is it adequate? This is where you, as a Red Teamer, come in to accurately test and validate the overall security program.

THP3 will take your offensive hacking skills, thought processes, and attack paths to the next level. This book focuses on real-world campaigns and attacks, exposing you to different initial entry points, exploitation, custom malware, persistence, and lateral movement–all without getting caught! This heavily lab-based book will include multiple Virtual Machines, testing environments, and custom THP tools.

So grab your helmet and let’s go break things! For more information, visit http://thehackerplaybook.com/about/.

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Flash Diffuser Light Softbox 6×5” by Altura Photo (Universal, Collapsible with Storage Pouch) for Canon, Yongnuo and Nikon Speedlight


Flash Diffuser Light Softbox by Altura Photo (Universal, Collapsible with Storage Pouch) for Canon, Yongnuo and Nikon Speedlight

Altura Photo’s Softbox Diffuser is the top selling light modifier for shoe mount flashes. Its high-quality diffusion material and reflective silver interior lining produces a soft evenly spread light that minimizes harsh shadows.

Its compact design, ease of use, and affordable price makes it the perfect accessory for everyone’s gear bag. Ideal for a variety of situations including indoor events, portraits, macro, food photography and more. We guarantee that this will be the best diffuser you will use or we will take it back with our 90-Day Satisfaction Guarantee.

Includes:

1 x Altura Photo Universal Softbox Diffuser for Shoe Mount Flashes (6″ x 5″), and Carry Pouch

Features:

– Fits most on-camera shoe mount flash units.
– Includes 2 layers of diffusion for a more softer quality of light.
– Pro grade reflective silver interior maximizes light output.
– Rubberized mounting grip holds your diffuser in place.
– Elastic Velcro strap provides a secure fit around the flash head.
– Collapsible and portable design; easily fits into any gear bag.
– Constructed from durable & high quality materials for long lasting use.
– Soft Box Size: 6″ x 5″ inches

Compatibility:

– Compatible with most shoe mount flashes including:
– e.g. Canon 430EX II 580EX II 600EX-RT
– e.g. Nikon SB-900 SB-910 AF SB-800 AF SB-700
– e.g. Yongnuo YN560 II YN560 III YN560 IV
– Also, compatible with Sunpack, Nissin, Sigma, Sony, Pentax, Olympus, Panasonic flashes.

Premium MagicFiber® Microfiber Lens Cleaning Cloth included with your order.
Ultra-gentle! Extremely fine microfiber leaves zero scratches, streaks or marks. Safe for all lenses.

Product Features

  • Altura Photo Softbox Flash Diffuser for Shoe Mount Flash Units + MagicFiber Microfiber Lens Cleaning cloth
  • EVEN LIGHTING: Reduces harshness and softens shadows. Features an additional internal diffuser for better wrap around light.
  • SIMPLE AND COMPACT: Integrated Velcro strap secures around the flash head. Folds down flat when not in use.
  • ONE SIZE FITS ALL: Compatible with most shoe mount flash units (including Canon Nikon Sony Olympus and more). Product Dimensions 6″ x 5″
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: Backed with Digital Goja 90-Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

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Take Control Of Your Camera – Switch to Manual and Improve Your Photos


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Nintendo Labo – Variety Kit


Start with a piece of cardboard and build yourself one of five different Toy-Con projects, such as a 13-key piano, a fishing pole, or even a motorbike. Add your Nintendo Switch console to power it up and you can hold a recital, catch a fish, or win a race, respectively

Product Features

  • The Variety Kit includes five different projects to Make, Play, and Discover: two Toy-Con RC Cars, a Toy-Con Fishing Rod, a Toy-Con House, a Toy-Con Motorbike, and a Toy-Con Piano!
  • Bring each Toy-Con creation to life with the power of the Nintendo SwitchTM console and Joy-ConTM controllers
  • Discover the fun of customizing Toy-Con creations with your own stickers, markers, paint, new parts, and other original crafting ideas.
  • Experiment with a fun and powerful in-game visual tool in Toy-Con Garage, where you connect input, output, and middle nodes to create your own basic or elaborate ideas for Toy-Con creations!
  • With the Variety Kit and the included Toy-Con Garage mode, you can invent new ways to play with your Toy-Con Fishing Rod, Motorbike, House, and Piano by using special input nodes or create your very own Toy-Con projects!

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership


In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

Mr. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post by President Barack Obama. He previously served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. deputy attorney general in the administration of President George W. Bush. From prosecuting the Mafia and Martha Stewart to helping change the Bush administration’s policies on torture and electronic surveillance, overseeing the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation as well as ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Comey has been involved in some of the most consequential cases and policies of recent history.

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Dell Inspiron i3541-2001BLK 15.6-Inch Laptop (2.4 GHz AMD A6-6310 Quad-Core Processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, Windows 8.1) Black [Discontinued By Manufacturer]


The Dell Inspiron 15.6-Inch Laptop (i3541-2001BLK) feaures a widescreen HD display and AMD Quad-Core Processor for versatile multimedia functionality. Enjoy full functionality for all your day-to-day computing tasks with the Dell Inspiron 15.6-Inch Laptop (i3541-2001BLK). This laptop features a widescreen 15.6-inch HD display with 1366 x 768 resolution, offering ample screen space while working or web browsing, and letting you enjoy movies and TV shows in stunning high definition. Pre-loaded with Windows 8.1, this laptop is designed to handle everyday tasks with responsive power. A built-in DVD burner and reader lets you archive files and watch movies, while a media card slot lets you quickly access photos and other media from SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards. An integrated webcam and a microphone let you video chat with friends and family, while high-speed wireless LAN (802.11n) ensures you can stay connected anywhere.

Product Features

  • AMD A6-6310 Quad Core Processor 1.8GHz, up to 2.4GHz
  • 4GB DDR3L-1600 RAM, 500GB 5,400RPM Hard Drive
  • 15.6″ HD Truelife LED-backlit 1366×768 HD Display, AMD Radeon R4
  • 3-in-1 Card Reader, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11b/g/n Wireless
  • Weights 5.85 lb, 1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI output, Tray load DVD Drive

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Nike Swim Morphology Classic Lingerie Tank


NIKE SWIM Female Morphology Lingerie Tank Keyhole back. All over print. Skinny straps reduce tan lines. High cut leg allows full range of motion. Comfortable for long periods of use. Nike Performance Poly: 100% Polyester.

Product Features

  • Competitive swim suit
  • Polyester
  • Size 36/10

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Morphology Of Hexatheloidea (Original Mix)


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