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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Struik Publishers; New edition edition (30 Sept. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1770073930
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770073937
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 15 x 1.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 148,622 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Africa is home to at least 60 species of primates, including man, but some of these may in fact only warrant subspecies status, whereas some of the subspecies should perhaps become species in their own right. Read the first page
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 16 Jan. 2001
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A wonderful source of mammal information, more than 400 colour photographs representing more than 200 mammalian species, easy to understand distribution maps, and a text providing considerable information without being laborious. Written and compiled by the Stuarts, this book is a mine of information that any half-serious safari-goer should have at their finger tips. It makes wonderful reading later in the evening after you have spent the day busily spotting animals. Indexed in several languages which will assist in many countries, this book makes it as easy as is possible to quickly identify animals and to consolidate your sightings with interesting and relevant background information.
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By KAREN BALDRY on 12 Mar. 2013
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Just returned from a holiday to Kenya and wanted a really nice book on African mammals. Found this book to be excellent both for information and animal guide and as a really nice book to sit and look through. The pictures are colourful and clear and write up about each animal is interesting and informative. A great book to have on anyone's bookshelf.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A J Mills on 29 May 2003
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Useful field guiding reference book.
Rather repetitive in narrativebut extremely useful for
field guides or enthusiastic game spotters!
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does what it says, good guide and bring back memories or our recent safari
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Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa 2 May 2000
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I bought this book a long time ago when it was first published because I was looking for some information on primates and carnivores of Africa. When I found this book I wasn't disappointed! There are full colour, clear pictures on every page on primates, hoofed mammals, the elephant, carnivores, the aardvark, hyraxes, pangolins, rabbits and hares and the rodents. The carnivore section is the best but they all show original photographs and accounts with distribution, status, behaviour, a map and breeding habits of each animal or a group of them. Every picture has a caption saying where the photo was taken or a special feature of that mammal that makes it different from any other. There are no negative comments I can make on this book because it is clear, informative and with lots of pictures which can help your studies whether you're going to Africa or not!
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Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa 6 Feb. 2010
By Joanna B. - Published on Amazon.com
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I encountered this book in South Africa at the game preserve where I went on a brief safari. In the process of looking for the book after I left, I found that most other guides have drawings, not photographs, to show the animals. The photographs alone are worth the price. There is also information about physical characteristics, distinguishing features to help identify the animal, habitat, behavior and rarity. Many have pictures (not photographs) of their tracks. Delightful and fascinating!
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A thorough, versatile and beautiful guide 27 Dec. 2012
By Robin L. Shepard - Published on Amazon.com
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Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa is an excellent all-around guide. Covering approximately 364 different mammals (species and sub species) in EXCELLENT full color photos. The authors state that they've left out Bats and most insectivores and rodents, although 4 types of the more common rodents (Springhares, Ground Squirrels, and 2 types of Porcupines, represented by about 9 total species) and one type of insectivores (the Hedgehog of which 5 species are discussed) are listed.

Being somewhat of a mammal enthusiast, I found numerous interesting tidbits of information in here that I did AND didn't know. Each animal has a general description which is pretty thorough in itself, and also includes good standards like color-coded distribution map, behavior notes, species status, food, habitat, and reproduction info. Additionally I liked the Identification Pointers, Similar Species, and the multiple photos of many of the listed species, including separate photos of variants, dimorphism, and similar species comparisons. The 7 pages of Skull Identification photos at the end were a great unexpected bonus.

Overall very well put-together so it's easy to find species for spotting and identification purposes. A good deal of info on each species. Nice quality book with smaller, but easy to read print. Every page is either a full color photo, or a color-coded map/description page. Very easy for reference and not a chore to read through.

And did I mention the quality and abundance of photos? Seriously a beautiful book. I'll be buying another one for a friend for an upcoming South Africa trip.
nice real-life pictures 30 Jan. 2015
By micaela - Published on Amazon.com
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My 5-year-old pores over this book that he got for Christmas. Complete, concise, interestingly informative, nice real-life pictures.
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Wonderful Guide Book for African Mammals 31 May 2011
By AK828 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I am a biology student with a specific interest in large African mammals. My husband bought this book for me and it has proven useful. It is a great quick guide for a wide range of animals.
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