'I wonder what tree that is' - if this thought has ever occurred to you in the Kruger National Park, this book is intended for you. Virtually no visitor to the Kruger National Park has not, at some point, become a nature enthusiast once the Big Five hunger has been stilled.
Get closer to the beauty and power of sharks with award-winning National Geographic photographer Brain Skerry as he illustrates their remarkable evolutionary adaptations and their huge importance to marine ecosystems around the world.
Seabirds of Southern Africa is the first book focusing exclusively on the nearly 1,000 birds that occur around the southern African coastline and adjacent Southern Ocean. The book is primarily an ID guide, but the author includes information about these birds’ fascinating biology and behaviour.
The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural worldAs a small boy, Dave Goulson was obsessed with wildlife - from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets to his ill-fated experiments with taxidermy.
To capture an image of the crystal octopus, one of the ocean's rarest and most elusive creatures, became the goal in Ali bin Thalith's obsession with underwater marine photography. Over 10 years of searching has produced cornucopia of extraordinary deep sea images, of which over 100 are selected here, shot in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
This book showcases the very best of the photography as judged in the Sustainable Seas Trust 2013/14 competition. The extraordinary, prize-winning photographs are accompanied by illuminating essays from leading scientists, sports people and others whose lives are intimately connected with the seas.
Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the piranha and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text,
Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the great white shark and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text,
A tour of African wildlife covers the climates, landscapes, and creatures of Africa's fifty-eight countries; profiles 480 species; and includes maps that show country borders and park locations. 75,000 first printing.
Aquarists, biologists, conservationists, ecologists, shell-collectors and a host of others will find this a useful title. Until now there has been no readily title information on southern African freshwater snails and mussels.