'Written by conservationists who have spent 20 years working on otter species worldwide, this book is filled with fascinating facts about these enigmatic animals and their lifestyles. ...this most enjoyable and beautifully illustrated book...' First Nature Blog and Algarve Wildlife '...tells the tale of all 13 otter varieties around the globe, of the ones whose very existence is endangered, and the ones who continue to thrive. But it's also an amazing tale of what makes otters special...' The Weekly News '...this excellent appraisal of the various species, we find the answers to all our queries - and a great deal more besides. ...informative and immensely readable, the supporting colour photography is quite exceptional with all species being included. Well researched, well presented and well written. ... Books such as this can only help the overall cause by explaining the creature in such rich detail'. Ned Middleton '...makes a powerful argument for otter conservation... ...is clearly a labour of love: concise, comprehensive, well written and with excellent illustrations. It could, in itself, become a powerful toolin promoting political action for the worldwide conservation of all varieties of this most engaging animal'. John O' Groat Journal 'The very well written book beautifully illustrated with photographs of every species incl. very rare ones like the Hairy-nosed Otter or the Marine Otter. ...this is a great addition to the library of everyone interested in otters. Recommended.' Predator Ecology and Conservation '...it is clear the authors are dedicated to helping, protecting and better understanding otters. ...reveals their charming, intelligent and endearing characters but also informs the reader about the many problems facing them across the globe. ...is clearly written, in accessible and non-technical language. ...so narrative flows easily and gently. ...every page is filled with fascinating, relevant and important facts about Otters. ...an enormous number of very special images revealing the intriguing and often secret world of these beautiful mammals. A thoroughly interestng and worthwhile read which I can not commend highly enough. Thank you Paul and Grace for sharing your passion and expertise with us!' Dr. Peter Bowen-Walker '...contains a wealth of information regarding the status of all 13 species of otters worldwide. A gem of a book written with great affection by authors who have a deep understanding of their subject'. ECOS
About the Author
Grace was presented with the IFAW Animal Action Award for Conservation in 2012; IOSF was Wildlife Conservation Award Winner, British Animal Honours, 2013. Paul has worked on many TV and radio programmes including Wildlife on One, The One Show, Animal Hospital and Blue Peter and they have both had various articles and books published.