This easy-to-read, fact-filled guide features over 80 mammal species found in the Kruger National Park, one of Africa's most popular game-viewing destinations. Packed with stunning photographs and engaging text, it provides brief pointers for accurate identification and highlights the most interesting facts about each species. Did you know that leopards are more dangerous than lions, elephants use their trunks to snorkel, giraffes give birth standing up, and no two zebras have the same stripe pattern?
Aimed at nature enthusiasts of all ages, this compact guide:
- Covers the Park's rich diversity of mammals – from the world-famous Big Five to the miniature mongooses seen dashing across the road
- Unpacks each animal's most interesting characteristics and behaviours
- Notes the record-breakers: who has the longest horns, strongest jaws or greatest appetite?
- Provides game-watching tips for successful safaris, as well as 'Best viewing' notes for each species
- Features striking photographs of Kruger's wildlife in action