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Wildlife of Southern Africa: A field guide to the animals and plants of the region
     

Wildlife of Southern Africa: A field guide to the animals and plants of the region

by Vincent Carruthers (Editor)
 
This new edition of the best-selling and highly regarded illustrated field guide to the animals and plants of southern Africa is fully updated with all the latest taxonomy and common names. It features over 2 000 carefully selected plants and animals, large and small, that are likely to be encountered during a visit to any part of the region. Each chapter has been

Overview

This new edition of the best-selling and highly regarded illustrated field guide to the animals and plants of southern Africa is fully updated with all the latest taxonomy and common names. It features over 2 000 carefully selected plants and animals, large and small, that are likely to be encountered during a visit to any part of the region. Each chapter has been written by a leading expert in the field. Each group is color coded for easy reference; and for quick identification, diagnostic features are in bold text within the concise descriptions. Here’s the ideal companion for all who venture outdoors – visitors to game parks, hikers, holiday-makers, birders, game viewers and gardeners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781775843535
Publisher:
Penguin International
Publication date:
05/01/2017
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Vincent Carruthers is a well-known environmentalist, who has written and contributed to a range of highly regarded publications, including Frogs & Frogging. He serves on the board of a number of environmental organisations and runs a management consultancy. The individual chapters were written by leading experts in their fields, among them Ken Newman, Bill Branch and Elsa Pooley.