Providing essential guidance for a myriad of circumstances and skill levels, this virtually indestructible series of pocket guides includes tips and tricks for exploring the outdoors as well as preparing for natural disasters. From studying wildlife and diverse environments to sound advice for hunting and boating enthusiasts, this collection is ideal for the everyday adventurer. Unlike bulky guidebooks, these waterproof, travel-size companions are perfect for navigating the wilderness, built to endure day hikes, fishing expeditions, and camping trips for years to come. Delving into a part of the world that hosts one of the largest assortments of poisonous scorpions, spiders, and snakes, this examination focuses on the fascinating--and dangerous--region of the Middle East. Surveying the area's familiar and potentially harmful species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects, this guide also includes a first aid section on the field treatment of hazardous animal bites.