A Photographic Guide To Tracks And Tracking In Southern Africa

Author: Louis Liebenberg
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 9781868720088
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A Photographic Guide To Tracks And Tracking In Southern Africa from the Author: Louis Liebenberg. All groups of land animals are presented, including frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals. A special feature is also devoted to insects. Illustrated throughout with photographs of the animal together with diagnostic hand-drawings of the spoor and, in some cases, photographs of droppings and other signs to enable easy identification in the field. The accompanying text describes important features of the animal concerned and its spoor, and provides relevant information on its behaviour, habits and habitat. Where useful, a distribution map has been included with each description to show where in southern Africa the animal occurs.


Author: Mike Unwin
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
ISBN: 1841624004
Size: 34.23 MB
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Swaziland from the Author: Mike Unwin. Swaziland is Africa's second smallest country and its last remaining absolute monarchy. Dwarfed by neighbouring South Africa, this tiny, landlocked nation punches well above its weight in terms of both nature and culture. Author Mike Unwin explores the excellent wildlife reserves and wild hiking trails offering waterfalls, rock art and prolific flora and birdlife, and introduces travellers to the country's rich and varied landscapes. His personal insights, together with colourful anecdotes provide entertaining insights, give an insider's perspective. He divides Swaziland into four distinct regions, with detailed maps and itineraries for timescales from one weekend to one month. It includes a practical guide to neighbouring attractions easily accessed from Swaziland, including Maputo (Mozambique) and the Kruger Park (South Africa), both less than one hour's drive away. The natural history section offers far greater detail and more accurate information than found elsewhere, drawing on the author's extensive insider knowledge and experience.

Warfare And Tracking In Africa 1952 1990

Author: Timothy J Stapleton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317316908
Size: 14.55 MB
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Warfare And Tracking In Africa 1952 1990 from the Author: Timothy J Stapleton. During the decolonization wars in East and Southern Africa, tracking became increasingly valuable as a military tactic. Drawing on archival research and interviews, Stapleton presents a comparative study of the role of tracking in insurgency and counter-insurgency across Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Newman S Birds Of Southern Africa

Author: Kenneth Newman
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 9781868727353
Size: 51.16 MB
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Newman S Birds Of Southern Africa from the Author: Kenneth Newman. A field guide to birds, this title illustrates and describes fully all the birds recorded from the southern seas as well as those of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Mozambique.

The Wildlife Of Southern Africa

Author: Vincent Carruthers
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 9781868724512
Size: 77.26 MB
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The Wildlife Of Southern Africa from the Author: Vincent Carruthers. A comprehensive and accessible guide to the flora and fauna of Southern Africa.

Mammals Of Southern Africa And Their Tracks Signs

Author: Lee Gutteridge
ISBN: 9781431408061
Size: 76.30 MB
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Mammals Of Southern Africa And Their Tracks Signs from the Author: Lee Gutteridge. Tracking is a much-loved yet difficult subject that attracts at least some of the attention of almost every bush-goer who ventures into the wild places of southern Africa. The ability to accurately read difficult, partial, or little-seen signs left in the soil or sand is rare and largely the domain of professionals. However, by making use of this comprehensive guide, anyone who applies him- or herself can begin to decipher these natural hieroglyphs etched on the ground. In this volume, highly accurate sketches of animal tracks are combined with a wide selection of extremely varied photographs that provide an all-round impression of the signs the animals may leave behind. This field guide to mammal tracks and signs also serves as an ID guide to the mammals of southern Africa as full color photographs of each animal are included.

Signs Of The Wild

Author: Clive Walker
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 9781868258963
Size: 39.97 MB
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Signs Of The Wild from the Author: Clive Walker. Signs of the Wild is a successful field guide to identification of Southern African animals based on spoor, droppings and other signs.

The Permian Of Central New Mexico

Author: Spencer G. Lucas
Publisher: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Size: 53.97 MB
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The Permian Of Central New Mexico from the Author: Spencer G. Lucas.

Field Guide To Mammals Of Southern Africa

Author: Chris Stuart
Publisher: Random House Struik
ISBN: 1920544917
Size: 34.47 MB
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Field Guide To Mammals Of Southern Africa from the Author: Chris Stuart. Southern Africa is home to an extraordinary wealth of mammal species: they range from the smaller, more elusive animals, such as shrews, genets, suricates and bats, to the well-known and charismatic creatures – elephant, lion, buffalo, giraffe and rhino. The region is also home to many marine species – seals, dolphins and whales – that inhabit both coastal and deeper waters. Since it was first published in 1988, Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa has become the most popular guide to the mammals of the region. This extensively revised new edition will help readers identify not only the iconic larger animals, but also to clarify what would otherwise be a bewildering array of often-similar species. Colour keys make it easy to locate family groupings, while the introduction helps to put individual species into context. The text incorporates the characteristic features of each mammal, be they land- or marine-based, including typical behaviour, preferred habitat, food choices and reproduction. Comprising 350 species accounts, 470 photographs and over 275 distribution maps, as well as selected animal–human size comparisons, spoor drawings and skull photographs, this updated guide advances our understanding of the subcontinent's mammals.