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Wildlife of the Okavango: Common Animals and Plants

Field / Identification GuideNew Edition

By: Duncan Butchart (Author)

144 pages, 500 colour photos

Random House Struik

Paperback | Sep 2016 | Edition: 3 | #233934 | ISBN-13: 9781775843382
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Paperback | Aug 2008 | Edition: 2 | #126830 | ISBN-13: 9781868725380
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About this book

A remarkable variety of animals and plants can be found in the wilderness region surrounding the Okavango Delta. This photographic guide covers more than 470 of the area's most conspicuous and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fishes, invertebrates, trees and aquatic plants

An informative introduction describes the area's geology, climate, habitats and the key roles played by some animals, such as termites and elephants. The species accounts feature concise text describing the species' appearance, size, habits, habitat and status, with full-colour photographs to facilitate identification.


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Biography

Duncan Butchart is a naturalist, illustrator and photographer. He is the author and editor of numerous articles and books on wildlife, including Wildlife of South Africa (Struik Nature), and has worked in 11 African countries as a specialist in ecotourism communication.

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