South African Trade Publisher of the Year 2016, 2017 & 2019

Search for your favourite author or book

For all official information and updates regarding COVID-19, visit the South African Department of Health's website at

A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa

Recommended Price 
May 2014
About the book: 
More than 1 000 mammal species occur in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. These creatures vary in size from the massive elephant to the tiniest bats, shrews and mice. A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa  was compiled with a view to
easing identification of many of the larger and more conspicuous mammals in the region, as well as some of the smaller and more unusual ones. 
This compact, easy-to-use guide features:
  • 152 of the region's mammal species
  • key identification features showing how to differentiate between similar species
  • distribution maps and a list of major parks and reserves indicating where species are likely to be seen
  •  quick reference key on inside cover 
  •  thumbnail silhouettes of each family group for  quick identification
This new revised edition is an ideal pocket-sized travelling companion for nature lovers and visitors to nature reserves and wildlife areas.
Other titles by this author 
About the Author
Chris & Mathilde Stuart have published a range of authoritative, best-selling field guides and other titles on African mammals, wildlife and conservation, as well as numerous scientific papers and popular articles.
Mathilde holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Innsbruck; Chris holds an MSc from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Others also viewed

'Flirting, boasting, gossiping, teasing, hanging out, confessing: all that classic teen stuff...
Fully revised, the new edition of  Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa  features...
Researched and written by two historians well respected in concentric circles, this hilarious...
Die gedenkuitgawe van Newman se Voëls van Suider Afrika is 'n opdatering van 'n...