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The Pocket Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa

Field / Identification Guide

By: Burger Cillié (Author)

128 pages, 150 colour photos, distribution maps

Sunbird Publishing

Paperback | Oct 2010 | Edition: 5 | #187836 | ISBN-13: 9781920289232
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NHBS Price: £8.50 $11/€10 approx

About this book

Language: English, also available in German and Afrikaans

Pocket Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa is a handy and compact guide to over a 100 mammal species. This edition has been updated and has an additional 16 new pages of mammals.

Each entry contains a detailed description with:
- Information on identification, subspecies, mass, shoulder height, vocalisation, age, habitat, habits, food, breeding, and male and female differences
- An illustration of typical tracks and their size
- Listed where appropriate are the most recent standards set for trophy hunters by Safari Club International and Rowland Ward
- A Southern African distribution and vegetation map
- An illustrated section on spoor and tracking
- Full-colour photographs


- Introduction
- Vegetation: Simplified Map of Southern Africa
- Habitat Keys
- Species Listings
- Dung Identification
- Spoor & Tracking
- Spoor Identification - Common mammals
- Spoor Identification - Predators
- Spoor Identification - Antelope
- Bibliography
- Index

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