Madagascar Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

Madagascar Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

by Derek Schuurman, Nick Garbutt
     
 

Madagascar Wildlife is a celebration of the unique fauna of this remarkable island. Written by tour leaders for visitors and natural history enthusiasts alike, it features lively descriptions of the animals and their behavior, alongside concise information on where best to see them. As a practical guide, it is readable and user-friendly; as a souvenir it's

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Madagascar Wildlife is a celebration of the unique fauna of this remarkable island. Written by tour leaders for visitors and natural history enthusiasts alike, it features lively descriptions of the animals and their behavior, alongside concise information on where best to see them. As a practical guide, it is readable and user-friendly; as a souvenir it's unbeatable. Highlighted are over 200 color photographs, many new to this edition; 250 species, including new scientific discoveries; national parks and reserves brought right up to date; information on ecology and conservation; and photographic tips. (5 1/4 X 8 1/2, 144 pages, color photos, illustrations)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841620299
Publisher:
Bradt Publications UK
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Bradt Guides
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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The book answers the questions of all visitors to Madagascar; whether holidaymakers or serious naturalists. Madagascar may lie a mere 400 kilometres off the coast of Africa, but it is separated from it by millions of years of evolution: nature's private sanctuary. In compiling this book we have selected only the most interesting, appealing or beautiful animals, generally limiting our choice to those easily seen by visitors. And to help in the choice of places to visit, an introductory chapter describes the most accessible reserves and the key species likely to be seen there.

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