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A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania

Field / Identification GuideWorld / Checklist
The definitive, most up-to-date field guide to the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals
Detailed species accounts, each illustrated with color photos
Tips on where to see each species
Species checklists for every national park

Series: Princeton Field Guides Series

By: Charles Foley (Author), Lara Foley (Author), Alex Lobora (Author), Daniela De Luca (Author), Maurus Msuha (Author), Tim RB Davenport (Author), Sarah M Durant (Author)

320 pages, 300 colour photos and colour illustrations, 140 colour distribution maps

WildGuides

Paperback | waterproof PVC cover | Jul 2014 | #211301 | ISBN-13: 9780691161174
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NHBS Price: £19.95 $25/€24 approx

About this book

Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania covers all the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals and some newly discovered species. Detailed accounts are provided for more than 135 species, along with color photos, color illustrations of marine mammals, and distribution maps. Accounts for land species give information on identification, subspecies, similar species, ecology, behavior, distribution, conservation status, and where best to see each species.

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania also features plates with side-by-side photographic comparisons of species that are easily confused, as well as first-time-ever species checklists for every national park. The definitive, most up-to-date field guide to the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals. It features detailed species accounts and numerous color photos throughout. It provides tips on where to see each species. It includes species checklists for every national park.


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Biography

Charles Foley is assistant country director for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Tanzania. Lara Foley is program manager of the Wildlife Conservation Society's Tarangire Elephant Project. Alex Lobora is senior research officer at the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute. Daniela De Luca is senior scientist for the Wildlife Conservation Society's conservation programs in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania and Zanzibar. Maurus Msuha is head of wildlife information and education at the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute. Tim R. B. Davenport is country director for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Tanzania. Sarah Durant is senior research fellow at the Zoological Society of London's Institute of Zoology.

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