THE WILDLIFE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: THE LARGER ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE ANIMALS AND PLANTS OF THE REGIO
Author: Vincent Carruthers
Publisher: International Publishers Marketing, Jul 2008
New, larger format edition is designed to provide an even more user-friendly manual, with larger text & bigger, clearer images. Features 2,000+ carefully selected plants & animals that are likely to be encountered during a visit to any part of the region. Color illus t/out; 7x9 inches, 320 pgs.
This is an expanded and illustrated edition of the bestselling field guide to the animals and plants of southern Africa.
This new, larger format edition of the best-selling and well-known The Wildlife of Southern Africa ? A Field Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region is designed to provide an even more user-friendly manual, with larger text and bigger, clearer images.
From The Wildlife of Southern Africa ? A Field Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region
This new edition of the best-selling and well-known illustrated field guide to the animals and plants of southern Africa is fully updated with all the latest taxonomy and common names. It features over 2,000 carefully selected plants and animals, large and small, that are likely to be encountered during a visit to any part of the region. More than 1,200 species are vividly illustrated and many more are identifiable from the text through reference to similar species.
Each chapter has been written by a leading expert in the field, most of whom have published major works in their own right. Each group is color coded for easy reference; for quick identification, diagnostic features are in bold text within the concise descriptions. It would be hard to find a more useful field guide that covers all the major groups of plants and animals in the southern African region. This is the ideal companion for all who venture outdoors?visitors to game parks, hikers, vacationers, birders, game viewers and gardeners.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Vincent Carruthers is a well-known environmentalist and author. He co-authored South African Frogs: A Complete Guide. He is a Director of the North West Parks and Tourism Board, Delta Environmental Centre and the Sustainable Tourism Research Institute. He is a past Executive Director of the Wildlife and Environment Society and Chairman of BirdLife South Africa.