Swimming with Dolphins, Tracking Gorillas: How to have the world's best wildlife encounters

Swimming with Dolphins, Tracking Gorillas: How to have the world's best wildlife encounters

by Ian Wood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841624044
Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ian Wood is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife, travel and nature.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Forest/RainforestEncounters with tigers; tracking mountain and lowland gorillas; tracking chimpanzees; up close with orangutans; primate communications; inquisitive lemurs; proboscis monkeys along the river; walking in the Costa Rican rainforest; watching grizzly bears catch salmon; Eurasian brown bears from a hide; trekking in search of Komodo dragons; macaws at a salt lick; getting close to mini beasts. 2. Savanna/PlainsWalking in search of lions; tracking cheetah; African horse-riding safaris; tracking leopard by 4x4; elephants on a walking safari; the wildebeest migration; tracking rhino on foot.3. MountainExpedition in snow leopard territory; tracking wolves on foot; seeking out the giant panda; hiking and climbing in search of condors and vultures.4. PolarEncounter with Polar bears; penguins: kayaking, walking and camping.5. RiverineWatching hippos; kayaking with alligators in the Everglades; the Pantanal, jaguars and more; in search of the elusive shoebill.6. MarineSwimming with wild dolphins; swimming and snorkeling with whales; diving with seals and sea lions; Galápagos encounters; snorkeling on a coral reef; swimming and diving with turtles; diving with sharks; snorkeling and diving with whale sharks; diving with manta rays; the world of the puffin. Wildlife calendarUseful sources and wildlife operatorsActivities and destinations indexesAlphabetical index

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