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The Tourist Travel and Field Guide of the Serengeti National Park

ISBN 
9780620341905
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R230.00
Published 
June 2012
About the book: 
This is an all-in-one travellers' guide to the Serengeti National Park – the vast, iconic reserve in the heart of East Africa. The book offers detailed maps, travel information and a photographic field guide in a single, handy volume.

The scope of this guide is rich and encompassing: after a general introduction to the Serengeti, it discusses the history and people of the region; the landscape, geology and soils; tourist information, including recommended routes, best season, safaris offered and booking details; and it describes the important places to see. Detailed maps indicate tourist routes and what to look out for.
 
The field guide section includes zsubstantial check lists and colour photos of the vegetation (trees, flowers, grasses), mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds one is likely to see. It includes info on the habits and behaviours of the animals described.

Packed with interesting facts, maps and images, and with a comprehensive index for easy reference, this is an essential guide for visitors and tourists to the Serengeti National Park.
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About the Author

Veronica Roodt has a B.Sc in Botany and Zoology and a B.Sc (Hons.) in animal physiology. For many years she has conducted research on wildlife, plants and their uses from her base in a tented bush camp in the Okavango Delta in Botswana. She is the author of a number of books and maps.

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