Wildlife of Southern Africa by Vincent Carruthers
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Wildlife of Southern Africa
By Vincent Carruthers

The Wildlife of Southern Africa

The Larger Illustrated Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region

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Wildlife of Southern Africa by Vincent Carruthers

Book Description

This new, larger format edition of the best-selling and well known "The Wildlife of Southern Africa" - a field guide to the animals and plants of the region - is designed to provide an even more user-friendly manual, with larger text and bigger, clearer images. Fully updated with 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. More than 1,200 species are vividly illustrated and many more are identifiable from the text through reference to similar species.Each chapter has been written by a leading expert in the field, most of whom have published major works in their own right. Each group is colour coded for easy reference and, or quick identification, diagnostic features are in bold text within the concise descriptions.It would be hard to find a more useful field guide that covers all the major groups of plants and animals in the southern African region. This is the ideal companion for all who venture outdoors - visitors to game parks, hikers, holiday-makers, birders, game viewers and gardeners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781770071995
ISBN-10: 1770071997
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 170mm x 23mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Struik Publishers
Publisher: Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: South Africa

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Author Biography - Vincent Carruthers

Vincent Carruthers is a well-known environmentalist, who has written and contributed to a range of highly regarded publications, including Frogs & Frogging (Struik Publishers). 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.

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