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Wildlife of Africa

Gerald Hoberman

Wildlife of Africa

by Gerald Hoberman

  • 203 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Gerald & Marc Hoberman Collection .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Wild animals,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - General,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Africa,
  • Photoessays & Documentaries,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Mighty Marvellous Little Books

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8777054M
    ISBN 101919734538
    ISBN 109781919734538

    A colour photograph accompanies each account, which describes the species’ appearance, size, and habits, and gives information on their conservation status, habitat and the best viewing localities. This book is an invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and other wildlife-rich places in East Africa and is a handy size for travel. Southern Africa: How We Tracked the Eating Habits of Snakes With the Help of a Facebook Group (The Conversation Africa) Kenya: Wildlife Ministry Unveils Recovery Plan for Lions and Spotted Hyenas.

    Out of Africa is a modern classic memoir of Isak Dinesen's (Karen Blixen) years in Kenya.() Arriving from Denmark with her husband to run a 4, acre Coffee Plantation, after their separation she stays on to manage the farm alone. There is some beautiful writing here about the scenery, wildlife 4/5(K). The Union of South Africa rejected this request. On Aug , having become the Republic of South Africa, it continued its jurisdiction over South-West Africa and refused to leave. As a result, a conflict began with the first clash occurring between the Republic of South Africa’s Police Force and the People’s Liberation Army of Namibia.

    Buy Wildlife of Africa by Gerald Hoberman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. He is a past director of the North West Parks and Tourism Board, executive director of the Wildlife and Environment Society and chairman of Birdlife South Africa. He has written a number of books in the fields o Vincent Carruthers is a well-known South African environmentalist, author and consultant/5.


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So the stories are fun and exciting to read. But they are also full of information that you would only get from first-hand accounts.

On the whole, this is a great wildlife book if you are not afraid of reptiles. Related Reading: African Adventures: Why You Need to Vacation in Southern Africa. Other Wildlife Books. Wildlife of East Africa is, as it was intended, in no way comprehensive.

There are many species, especially birds, which are not included here, but all the really important ones are and the convenience of carrying this little book in a pocket more than makes up for the omissions. Anyone going to Kenya or other countries in East Africa who wants Cited by: 2. We took this book on a d wildlife safari through the Moremi, Delta, and Chobe parks in Botswana.

Even though we had expert guides, we found ourselves continually checking it when writing up journal notes to remind ourselves of identifications or spellings for animals, plants, birds, trees, and occasionally reptiles we had seen or ones we /5(38). Wildlife of Southern Africa (Traveller’s Guide) - Kindle edition by Hosking, David, Withers, Martin.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wildlife of Southern Africa (Traveller’s Guide)/5(57).

Wildlife of the World takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats — from the Amazon rain forests to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole — meeting the most important animals in each ecosystem along the way.

In Wildlife of the World truly spectacular portrait-style photography brings you "face-to-face" with individual animals in up-close and /5(99). In contrast with Chapters 2–6 of this book, which are mostly on the consumptive utilization of wildlife for food in West Africa, the situation in East and Southern Africa is on the nonconsumptive tourist trade and its significance in national economies of East and Southern African countries.

Wildlife of Africa. Africa is one of the richest wildlife areas in the world. From wide open plains to dense jungles to vast deserts, the continent is teeming with wildlife.

It is home to some of the most majestic and fascinating animals on the planet. The wildlife of South Africa consists of the flora and fauna of this country in southern Africa. The country has a range of different habitat types and an ecologically rich and diverse wildlife, vascular plants being particularly abundant, many of them endemic to the country.

There are few forested areas, much savanna grassland, semi-arid Karoo vegetation and the fynbos of the Cape Floristic. out of 5 stars Southern African Wildlife book review. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Verified Purchase.

I haven't read the whole book yet but from what I have read it is quite detailed, informative and very interesting with loads of very cool pictures.

There is also some very helpful Afrikaan slang words relating to certain /5(28). Hyenas are not members of the dog or cat families Hyenas are large, dog-like, carnivores. Spotted hyenas are very social and live in groups called clans. Clans can. The book covers the history and current status of how Africa’s culture, traditions, healthcare and food sources are woven intricately around the local wildlife and resources.

It is a necessary resource for researchers and practitioners in wildlife and ecological conservation, but is also useful for administrators and managers of protected areas.

Wildlife of South Africa: A Photographic Guide - Kindle edition by Butchart, Duncan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wildlife of South Africa: A Photographic Guide/5(24).

An opening section on wildlife photography provides helpful tips on the best type of camera, film, and lenses to use, techniques, and codes of conduct. Wildlife of East Africa is a must for anyone considering a first-hand look at, or simply daydreaming of, the elegant, enormous, or exotic wildlife of East Africa.4/4(1).

Highly portable, concise, and informative, this is the essential guide for identifying Southern Africa's most visible wildlife. Featuring full-color photos of more than species of birds, mammals, snakes, lizards, and insects, Wildlife of Southern Africa provides a spectacular sense of what travelers can see in the major game reserves and national parks of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho /5(57).

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Crocodiles are closely related to dinosaurs and birds. Their ancestors were much bigger. They have a good night vision.

Crocodiles are fast over short distances. Crocodiles have sharp teeth. Wildlife of East Africa book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Those looking for a concise yet informative, visually breath /5. The fauna of Africa, in its broader sense, is all the animals living in Africa and its surrounding seas and islands.

The more characteristic African fauna is found in the Afrotropical realm. Lying almost entirely within the tropics, and equally to north and south of the equator creates favourable conditions for rich is home to many of the world's most famous fauna in human.

A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2, plants and animals, with accurate illustrations in full colour.

This book has been a trusted fi eld companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. In Southern Africa Wildlife and Adventures, author Cobus van der Vlies shares a plethora of factors that will contribute to a successful hunting experience in Southern Africa.

This combination of travelogue and fact book shares short stories, photos, and information about Southern Africa hunting and wildlife.

Wildlife of the Okavango is a wonderful compact field guide to the animals, birds, reptiles, insects, trees and plants of the Okavango area. One doesn’t really need to take any other guide book with you on your Botswana safari and the guide is also relevant to many other Southern African reserves/nature areas.

A colour photograph accompanies each account, which describes the species’ appearance, size, and habits, and gives information on their conservation status, habitat and the best viewing localities. This book is an invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and other wildlife-rich places in East Africa and is a handy size for : Penguin Random House South Africa.