East African Wildlife
A Visitor's Guide
By (author) Philip Briggs
East African Wildlife by Philip Briggs
Book DescriptionThe wildlife of east Africa is the major visitor attraction of this region, thanks to the legendary game reserves of Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. This new guide provides a colourful overview of the region's variety of large animals together with information on their habits and habitats. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the region's less heralded variety of smaller creatures including 1,500 bird species and butterflies. Accessible and beautifully illustrated, the guide will appeal both to the first-time visitor and to the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume to carry around. It also makes a great souvenir. Bradt's fully illustrated wildlife guides focus on regions of the world particularly celebrated for their amazing and often unique species. With spectacular photography or exclusive watercolour drawings throughout, each visitors' guide provides an introduction to the region's principal flora and fauna alongside suggested wildlife itineraries, practical information on when to go and what to take and photography tips. Written in a deliberately engaging way, they offer something different from dry field guides, and will appeal to the interested layman as much as the wildlife devotee. Ideal as a lightweight companion to any wildlife trip.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841622088
(216mm x 135mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Bradt Travel Guides
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Philip Briggs
Johannesburg resident Philip Briggs has travelled extensively throughout Africa and is author of Bradt's Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Northern Tanzania, Tanzania, and co-author of Mozambique and Rwanda.
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