Books  Regional Natural History  Africa 

The Living Deserts of Southern Africa

By: Barry Lovegrove (Author)

224 pages, 350 colour photos, 65 colour illustrations, 28 colour maps

Fernwood Press

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #24586 | ISBN: 0958315477
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months Details
NHBS Price: £61.00 $76/€71 approx

About this book

Describes and discusses the four major desert biomes of the region, the flora and fauna that live in them and how they are adapted to life in such a harsh environment, and the future for these delicately balanced ecosystems.


- The deserts of Southern Africa
- water – the currency of life
- in the heat of the day
- the struggle for food
- the armoury of desert conflicts
- social contracts
- time out
- go forth and multiply
- the future of the deserts

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

NHBS Special Offer Price: £14.99 £24.99 (Save £10.00) $19/€17 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

Wildlife of Madagascar

NHBS Price: £22.95 $29/€27 approx

Britain's Treasure Islands

NHBS Price: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $31/€29 approx

Udzungwa: Tales of Discovery in an East African Rainforest

NHBS Price: £36.99 $46/€43 approx

Kenya: A Natural History

NHBS Special Offer Price: £29.99 £49.99 (Save £20.00) $37/€35 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194