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Safari Guide to the Mammals of East and Central Africa

Field / Identification Guide

By: Steve Shelley

200 pages, 16 col and 124 b/w illus, maps


Paperback | Jan 1990 | #5763 | ISBN: 0333494911
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Identification guide to the 140 species and sub-species of mammals of Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, Uganda and eastern Zaire.


Part 1 Going on safari: East African habitats; the parks and reserves; wildlife conservation in Africa; wildlife photography; watching wildlife; close encounters in the bush; some fascinating facts; what are mammals?; orders, families, tribes and species. Part 2 The mammals: ungulates - buffalo and antelopes, pigs, hippopotumus, giraffe, zebra, rhinoceros; elephant; carnivores - hyenas, dogs, jackals and foxes, cats and cat-like mammals, mongooses, otters, badgers and weasels; primates - apes, monkeys, bushbabies; other mammals.

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