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Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Photographic Field Guides

By: Chris Stuart (Author), Tilde Stuart (Author)

320 pages, 400 colour photos, b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps

Random House Struik

Paperback | Dec 2006 | Edition: 3 | #160777 | ISBN: 1770073930
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £17.99 $23/€21 approx

About this book

Omits the smaller, seldom-seen mammals of the continent in favour of devoting more space to the larger species. Each species is covered in detail, its physical appearance, food and habitat preferences, reproduction and general behaviour are described. Colour photographs illustrate and aid in the identification of these mammals, and in-text illustrations are used to highlight certain features. Each account is accompanied by a map showing the distribution of the species.

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Husband and wife team, Chris and Tilde Stuart, are best known for their various mammal field guides, but also for numerous other titles they have written on the natural environment of Africa. They are founders of the African Carnivore Research Programme and the African-Arabian Wildlife Research Centre. They travel extensively and are involved in various research programmes dealing with carnivores and other animals.

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