The Safari Companion

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals Including Hoofed Mammals, Carnivores, and Primates

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Natural World & Environment, Nature Writing
Paperback Published on: 17/06/2013
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Synopsis

The best field guide to observing and understanding the behavior of African mammals and an indispensable tool for naturalists traveling to Africa!

The Second Edition has been fully revised and includes a new preface.

The Safari Companion enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young. Each account of over 80 species includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are described for easy reference.

Other features include:

Expert IllustrationsUseful maps showing major national boundaries, vegetation zones, and game parksAn extensive glossaryTips on wildlife photographyA list of organizations working to protect African wildlife "The best behavioral field guide ever."-Sy Montgomery, author of Tamed and Untamed

"The book is more than a field guide; it is a valuable tool for conservation."-Kathryn S. Fuller, President, World Wildlife Fund (U.S.A.)

  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781890132446
  • Number of pages: 459
  • Weight: 666g
  • Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 29 mm

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