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Southern African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guides (Wildlife Guides)) Paperback – 15 Jul 2011
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'A book like this is a must if you are going on safari. It's an invaluable guide.' Abroad Magazine 'A highly focused view of the best wildlife.' SX Magazine 'This weighty, full-colour guide is unequalled in its sheer level of detail and its readability'. Travel Africa
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Mike Unwin divides his time between editing natural history books, writing, photography and illustration. He is author of Bradt's 100 Bizarre Animals and co-author of 100 Animals To See Before They Die.
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The book is wide in scope, covering mammals, birds, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians as well as habitats, tracks and how to go about a safari. But astonishingly for a book you can slip into your pocket, it offers much more than a brief overview. Unless you are a specialist, this is all you would really need to appreciate everything you see (other than a field guide to birds, which you would need for identification purposes). Both the photography and illustrations are superb. I'm off to South Africa in a few weeks, and my copy is already dog-eared.
Anyway this book was a definite winner - he had his nose in it the whole time and read it from cover to cover during our time on safari! It's not really a field guide/atlas to identifying species but we did manage to identify several things using it. It's more of an informative guide, providing interesting facts about each animal, written well and with humour. We'll definitely be taking it on our next safari.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very good just wish it had more pictures to show all the animals. Some very interesting information thoughPublished 6 months ago by Andrew Wood
Now what I expected. Too wordy, not enough detail, but maybe I'm wrong for the book!Published 20 months ago by Wildy
One of the best writers about wildlife ever. He is enthusiastic and knows his stuff. You will never regret owning this superb reliable book.Published 21 months ago by LBR
A very handy little book with lovely photos and details of the many animals found in and around South Africa. Small enough to take with you.Published 21 months ago by Wendy
Best travel guide compared to what other travellers were using when I was in South Africa. Even the guide was impressed with the book, able to mark off and identify what you see. Read morePublished 21 months ago by sharon price
A good general guide to take on safari and light enough to carry around with you. Contained more information than I expected and particularly useful for mammals. Read morePublished 23 months ago by cynmet
A good wildlife primer, with brief description of habitats, and a wide range of creatures, from mammals to invertebrates. Read morePublished on 24 Mar. 2015 by Amazon Customer
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