East African Wildlife

East African Wildlife

by Philip Briggs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841629209
Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
Publication date: 02/07/2016
Edition description: 2nd edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 821,628
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Philip Briggs is the world's leading writer of travel guides to Africa and an environmental writer specialising in Africa. Born in Britain and raised in South Africa, he started travelling in East Africa in 1986, and his first book, Guide to South Africa, was published by Bradt in 1991. Since then he has divided his time between exploring and writing about the highways and byways of Atrica. He is the author or co-author of many Bradt guides and has contributed to numerous other books and magazines.

Table of Contents


Introduction

About this book
The
Lie of the Land
Geography
Climate
The human landscape
Habitats

What is a habitat?
Savannah
Woodland
Forest
Highlands
Semi-desert
Wetlands and waterways
Artificial habitats
Mammals
Primates
Carnivores
Elephants
Odd-toed ungulates
Even-toed ungulates
Small mammals
Birds
Waterbirds
Raptors
Ground birds
Near-passerines
Passerines
Reptiles and Amphibians
Reptiles
Amphibians
Invertebrates
Millipedes and centipedes
Arachnids
Insects
Finding
Wildlife
Game drives
Guided walks
Boat trips
Camps and lodges
Urban habitats
On
Safari
What to take
Where to go
Further reading
Appendix:
Introduction to Taxonomy
Index

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