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Essential Illustrated Wildlife Guide to Southern Africa

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: David Bristow (Editor)

368 pages, 650 colour illustrations

Heritage Publishing

Paperback | Dec 2010 | Edition: 2 | #187660 | ISBN-13: 9781920289065
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About this book

Language: English, also available in Afrikaans

This completely revised and easy-to-use guide to Southern Africa features detailed descriptions and clear, colour illustrations of over 600 of the most common southern African wildlife species that are likely to be encountered.

Along with a distribution map, each description includes the scientific as well as common name, size, colour, habitat, similar species, and status of the species, as well as alternative names and African names (Afrikaans, Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Xhosa and Zulu) where appropriate.

This edition also includes information on how to understand animal behaviour, how to photograph wildlife and creatures that are dangerous to humans. The book features mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes, amphibians, insects and other invertebrates.

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