From tiny rats and bats to giant elephants and blue whales, this great mini animal book will soon make you a mammal expert.
Did you know that a common dolphin doesn't breathe more than three times a minute? Or that the trunk of an elephant has over 40,000 muscles, but no bones. No? Then this is the book for you! Find out everything you need to know about almost 200 mammals - what they eat, where they live, and how big they are - in this amazing animal encyclopedia.
Discover the many wonders of the hedgehog: a funny, charming creature of the countryside.
Carrying its secrets beneath patterned spinesand roaming our fields, parks and gardens, why is it that the hedgehog fascinates so many of us? In A Prickly Affair, Hugh Warwick - life member of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society - explores the quirky humour, misunderstanding and affection that characterises our feelings for this marvellous beast, going all out to explain the charm of the hed
This book is the result of 40 years of extensive research and numerous exciting adventures. Written in an accessible style, it imparts information about the physical characteristics of the Kalahari lion, its habitat, role in the ecosystem and interaction with humans.
Beat about the Bush is the most comprehensive bush and field companion available. In addition, it is set in a question and user-friendly answer format. The result is an insightful reference book in a style that appeals to novices, birders, tourists, bush enthusiasts and field guides alike.
Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the grizzly bear 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 lion 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,
This easy-to-use, compact title is the perfect pocket ID guide to mammals of the region. It covers – in surprising detail – some 120 mammals, from the smallest (bats, sengis and shrews) to the largest, such as elephant, lion and rhinoceros, as well as marine species, such as seals, dolphins and whales.
Ein Taschenfurer fur Saugetiere im Sudlichen Afrika is a guide to over a 100 mammal species – from big cats to mice and bats. The German translation is based on the English and Afrikaans editions which have also been completely updated, with 16 new pages of mammals added.
East Africa comprises a varied range of habitats, which provide living space for more than 360 diverse species of mammal. These range in size from the elephant to the tiniest bats, shrews and mice. This guide covers the common and some of the less common mammal species of the region. It is suitable for regulars and visitors to the region.